Microsoft yesterday announced the release of SQL Server v.Next Community Technology Preview 1.2 for both Windows and Linux. This update includes bug fixes and support for SQL Server v.Next on SUSE Linux Enterprise Server. With SQL Server v.Next, customers can now develop and deploy SQL Server applications: using technologies they love like Java, .NET, PHP, Python, R and Node.js, all on the platform of their choosing. With the support for SQL Server to SUSE Linux Enterprise Server, Microsoft is offering more deployment options and a streamlined acquisition process. In the last CTP update release, Microsoft added support for Red Hat 7.3 and Ubuntu 16.10 to SQL Server on Linux.
Said Kristin Kinan, Global Alliance Director, Public Cloud at SUSE, “We’re thrilled that Microsoft is announcing support for SQL Server v.Next on SUSE Linux Enterprise Linux. SQL Server and SUSE customers will now be able to run performant, secured SQL Server applications with reliable, cost-effective infrastructure from SUSE.”