The Power of SQL Server on Linux

A modern platform for data intelligence from on-premises to cloud

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Microsoft SQL Server enables developers and organizations to successfully harness the power of data on their preferred language and environment, including Linux for on-premises, cloud and edge scenarios including container deployments. With SUSE, customers have access to all the same enterprise-grade security features found in SQL Server on Windows with no compromises.

Run SQL Server on Azure VMs on SUSE Linux

A Consistent Experience from On-premises to Cloud

With SQL Server 2019 you can apply intelligence across all your structured or unstructured data.

Linux is a supported platform since SQL Server 2017 and SUSE continues to work with Microsoft including a co-engineered Azure tuned kernel that optimizes throughput and reduce latency on Azure.

Get started running SQL Server on Azure VMs on SUSE Linux and explore best practices to maximize the benefits of moving your data to the cloud.

SQL Server on Linux Journey

Learn how SUSE and Microsoft started their interoperability journey leading to on premises success, Azure options and more for SQL Server on Linux.

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Protect Sensitive Data at a Lower Total Cost of Ownership

SQL Server has been rated the least vulnerable database platform for the last nine years in a row by the National Institute of Standards and Technology and offers 12x reduced total cost of ownership when compared with legacy database solutions.

SUSE Linux Enterprise Server customers have access to all the same enterprise-grade security features found in SQL Server on Windows with no compromises, including Transparent Data Encryption, Backup Encryption, Always Encrypted, and Cell-Level Encryption.

Build High Performance, Highly Available Applications

SQL Server allows customers to scale across editions while maintaining a consistent programming surface, while providing up to 30x the transaction speed thanks to in-memory OLTP and up to 100x faster analytical queries with in-memory columnstore.

SUSE Linux Enterprise Server with High Availability Extension provides mission-critical uptime, fast failover, improved manageability, and easy configuration for Always on Availability Groups (AG) for SQL Server High Availability setup on Azure.

Analyze every type of data on your choice of language and environment

SQL Server enables developers and organizations to build intelligent applications using their preferred language and environment, including Linux for on-premises, cloud and edge scenarios including container deployments.

SQL Server 2019 introduces Big Data Clusters for customers to query across relational, non-relational, structured, and unstructured data, for a complete picture of their business. They can now easily manage big data environments with key elements of a data lake—Hadoop Distributed File System (HDFS), Apache Spark, and analytics tools—deployed using Linux containers on a Kubernetes cluster.

The Industry’s Most Secure Database with enterprise-level performance and true flexibility for better insights