Red Hat now supports Microsoft SQL Server running on RHEL Server. However, Red Hat doesn’t provide an official docker image for MS SQL Server on RHEL. This post explains how to create a docker image for MS SQL Server on RHEL and run it on Red Hat OpenShift.
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This example shows how on OpenShift to use a custom database driver to connect to an external database, through a Virtual Database (aka VDB). For this example, we will use a Microsoft SQL Server database (believe it or not, running on a Linux container), and the latest SQL Server JDBC driver.
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Microsoft announced SQL Server on Linux public preview, so now you can try SQL Server on your Red Hat Enterprise Linux server. I’ll describe how to start SQL Server on RHEL.
Install and connect with CLI on RHEL
Microsoft publishes a step-by-step document how to Install SQL Server on Red Hat Enterprise Linux. It’s only 7 steps to install and run.
# systemctl status mssql-server
● mssql-server.service - Microsoft(R) SQL Server(R) Database Engine
Loaded: loaded (/usr/lib/systemd/system/mssql-server.service; enabled; vendor preset: disabled)
Active: active (running) since Wed 2016-11-16 20:59:33 EST; 1 weeks 1 days ago
Main PID: 77982 (sqlservr)
Now you can connect to SQL Server on RHEL. At first, let’s connect with sqlcmd. You should have to install SQL Server tools even if you run sqlcmd on the same host as you installed mssql-server package with following the document. First connect to local SQL Server instance.
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