Dealing with SQL Server on Linux on WSL2


 

This is a blog post I intended to write sometime ago … about using SQL Server on Linux on WSL2. For whom already installed it on Windows 10, version 2004, you are already aware it doesn’t come with the support of systemd. Indeed, although it does exist in the file system, systemd is not running. If you intend to use directly SQL Server on WSL2, you need to read this carefully, because installation and management relies precisely on systemd!

First, let’s say if you want to run SQL Server on WSL2 in a supported way, docker containers remain