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  1. #1
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    Unanswered: sql server installation

    can we install sql server on linux?

  2. #2
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    Been Done, somewhere....

    I know it has been done - I saw an article on it a few months ago, but if I remember right it was more of a "let's see if we can make this work for fun" type thing than an actual implementation. For all the headaches it would cause, I don't really see the value in the exercise, but YMMV... I'll see if I can find the link.

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    There is no Linux edition for SQL2K, nor for Yukon, at least for right now. If you have some sort of Windows emmulator like the one that OS/2 Warp used to have, then you may try, - no guarantee that you can even complete the install, needless to say start the service.

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    MSSQL is Windows only, only way you could do it on Linux is in a virtual machine type environment like vmware, but in the end you're still running on Windows. I highly doubt that it would run under WINE and even if it did I wouldn't trust it at all

    any reason why you'd want to even attempt something like that?
    drew
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  5. #5
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    SQL can only run on windows as far as i know. It wont be possible to install SQL server on linux.

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