Continuing with our release cadence, we are pleased to announce the release of SQL Server 2022 Release Candidate 1 (RC 1) for Linux.
To download the latest RC 1 container images, please use the ‘2022-latest’ tags for both RHEL and Ubuntu based container images. Or you could also use the following tags :
For RHEL-based SQL Server containers : "2022-RC1-rhel-8.5"
For Ubuntu-based SQL Server containers : "2022-RC1-ubuntu-20.04"
Please see SQL Server 2022 public preview blog for detailed instructions on how to get started with the container images.
To install the SQL Server 2022 RC 1 packages, follow these steps:
For RHEL-based installations see RHEL: RHEL: Install SQL Server on Linux
For SLES-based installations refer: SLES: Install SQL Server on Linux
For Ubuntu-based installations refer: Ubuntu: Install SQL Server on Linux
In addition to the new features added in RC 1, this Linux release includes a preview of SQL Server 2022 packages for SLES 15 distributions. Also, the configuration of PMEM for SQL Server on Linux is supported since SQL Server 2019, you can read Configure persistent memory (PMEM) - Linux - SQL Server for further details.
For information on the features supported, see : Editions and supported features of SQL Server 2022 Preview - Linux - SQL Server , and for release notes, see Release notes for SQL Server 2022 Preview on Linux - SQL Server