[German]Microsoft has introduced SQL Server 2017 for Linux as Preview a couple of months ago. Now Microsoft’s SQL Server 2017 is globally available.
The announcement was made by Microsoft yesterday at the Ignite 2017 conference. Microsoft SQL Server 2017 is the first version of the database management solution available on Windows Server, Linux and Docker. Microsoft states that there were already 2 million downloads of the SQL Server for Linux image on the Docker Hub.
Microsoft SQL Server 2017 provides support for Python and R-based analysis. Some information can be found in this Microsoft blog post. The SQL Server website can be found here, the new features in SQL Server 2017 are described in this Microsoft document. (via)