Linked by Thom Holwerda on Mon 7th Mar 2016 23:52 UTC
Microsoft

Today I'm excited to announce our plans to bring SQL Server to Linux as well. This will enable SQL Server to deliver a consistent data platform across Windows Server and Linux, as well as on-premises and cloud. We are bringing the core relational database capabilities to preview today, and are targeting availability in mid-2017.

So this is happening. I feel a little cold all of a sudden.

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It's about "the cloud"
by james_gnz on Tue 8th Mar 2016 04:44 UTC
james_gnz
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2006-02-16

I'd say this is because the battle is shifting from control of "the desktop" to control of "the cloud".

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RE: It's about "the cloud"
by CaptainN- on Tue 8th Mar 2016 18:44 in reply to "It's about "the cloud""
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2005-07-07

I'd say this is because the battle is shifting from control of "the desktop" to control of "the cloud".


When the service is the product - who cares what it runs on?

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RE[2]: It's about "the cloud"
by darknexus on Tue 8th Mar 2016 18:50 in reply to "RE: It's about "the cloud""
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2008-07-15

"I'd say this is because the battle is shifting from control of "the desktop" to control of "the cloud".


When the service is the product - who cares what it runs on?
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I suppose that depends. Are all running platforms treated equally by the service provider? Whoever does that, I think, will ultimately win.

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