First published on MSDN on Feb 11, 2018
The Windows Server Core container images of
SQL Server 2017 Developer
Windows Server version 1709
are now available on
! These can be used in both Windows Server Containers as well as Hyper-V Containers.
First of all, the microsoft/windowsservercore image underneath SQL shrunk by more than 2GB, so the SQL Server images are also 2GB smaller.
The networking support for containers was improved to support
, now at beta in version 1.9 beta on Windows, and
with Docker Swarm.
If you want to store your databases on remote storage, you can now by using
global SMB mounts
(New-SMBGlobalMapping) along with a docker volume (docker run -v c:\shared:c:\data microsoft/mssql-express-…).
Supported Operating Systems
Windows Server Core version 1709
Windows 10 version 1709
Docker Pull Commands
SQL Server 2017 Developer (Windows based container)
: docker pull microsoft/mssql-server-windows-developer:1709
SQL Server 2017 Express (Windows based container)
: docker pull microsoft/mssql-server-windows-express:1709