SQL Server team has been working diligently in adding support for current Linux distributions. To this end, the team announced support for SQL Server 2019 on RHEL 8.0, Ubuntu 18.04 and SLES 12 SP5 within last quarter.
The team is glad to announce that the Azure marketplace PAYG (Pay As You Go) images for SQL Server 2019 on RHEL 8.0, Ubuntu 18.04 and SLES 12 SP5 have been made generally available. You can deploy these images to get the latest of both SQL Server 2019 functionality and operating system improvements.
A visual of Azure marketplace with SQL Server 2019 on Linux images:
The SQL Server team is excited to bring you the innovation of SQL Server 2019 and latest operating system support in new Azure IaaS images in Marketplace. We hope you can make good use of it. We are always listening to feedback, so please do let us know your thoughts.
Yadi Reyes (Snr. Software Engineer)
Pratyush Rawat (Principal Software Engineering Manager)
Mike Habben (Principal Software Engineering Manager)
Mine Tokus (Senior Program Manager)
Tejas Shah (Principal Program Manager)
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