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Announcing SQL Server on Linux

Today, we announced our plans to bring SQL Server to Linux. This will enable SQL Server to deliver a consistent data platform across Windows Server and Linux, as well as on-premises and cloud. We are bringing the core relational database capabilities to preview today, and are targeting availability in mid-2017.  Read Scott Guthrie’s blog post...

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Preview the newest ODBC SQL Server Driver for Windows and Linux

We are pleased to announce the community technology preview of Microsoft ODBC Driver 13 for SQL Server on Windows and Linux, supporting Ubuntu, RedHat and SUSE distributions! The updated driver provides robust data access to Microsoft SQL Server and Microsoft Azure SQL Database via ODBC on Windows and Linux platforms. Always Encrypted for Windows and...

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