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Operations guide

Microsoft SQL Server 2017 on Red Hat Enterprise Linux in Azure VMs

Instructions for deploying and configuring SQL Server 2017 on Red Hat Enterprise Linux

Microsoft SQL Server 2017 on Red Hat® Enterprise Linux® delivers a simple and compelling solution for running Linux virtual machines (VMs) on Microsoft Azure. It can run transactional and analytical workloads with great efficiency on the same system, in-memory or on disk, in a hybrid transactional/analytical processing (HTAP) scenario.

In this guide, learn more about:

  • Deploying SQL Server 2017 on Red Hat Enterprise Linux for HTAP workloads.
  • Planning an Azure deployment of SQL Server 2017 on Red Hat Enterprise Linux.
  • Post-provisioning tasks in Red Hat Enterprise Linux.
  • Joining the SQL Server on Red Hat Enterprise Linux machine to an Active Directory domain.
  • Configuring SQL Server 2017 on Red Hat Enterprise Linux. 
  • Configuring HTAP and operational analytics. 
  • Connecting Power BI to your database.
  • Configuring high availability and disaster recovery for SQL Server 2017 on Red Hat Enterprise Linux VMs in Azure.
  • Monitoring tools in SQL Server 2017 on Red Hat Enterprise Linux in Azure.

Learn how to implement this solution. Download the full operations guide.