What’s new in SQL Server 2017 vNext
SQL Server 2017 vNext represents a major step towards making SQL Server a platform that gives you choices of development languages, data types, on-premises and in the cloud, and across operating systems by bringing the power of SQL Server to Linux, Linux-based Docker containers, and Windows.
Microsoft announced the 1st Community Technology Preview of SQL Server 2017 vNext on November 16, 2016, it runs on Windows, Linux (Redhat, SUSE, Ubuntu), Docker and MacOS. It can be downloaded as a free evaluation version for 180 days from the Microsoft website.
On 25/09/2017 Microsoft announced that SQL Server 2017 will be generally available on October … Read the rest