SQL Server 2017 adds support for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 8 and Ubuntu 18.04

SQL Server team has been adding support for « current » Linux distributions at fast clip last few months. The team announced support for RHEL 8 and Ubuntu 18.04 for SQL Server 2019 over last quarter. The team is happy to announce that SQL Server 2017 has now added support for Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL) 8 and Ubuntu 18.04. You can refer to following links for additional information.








Performance Improvement Updates

As one may have worked with SQL Server on Linux, they may have introduced to certain storage and IO flush related configurations