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

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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Very interesting
by UglyKidBill on Tue 8th Mar 2016 11:31 UTC
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This is very interesting indeed... I want to read the fine print first though...

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RE: Very interesting
by tingo on Tue 8th Mar 2016 12:10 in reply to "Very interesting"
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Yes. It will be interesting to see if the Linux version will have / reach feature parity with the Windows version within a reasonable time (to me, that is about a year), or if it will remain a "starter" version, designed to attract customers, and then force them over on the Windows version when they need more advanced features.

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