Microsoft SQL Server on Red Hat Enterprise Linux

RHEL leads SQL Server deployments on Linux

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How can you deliver the database platform your database administrators and developers have loved for years with the modern IT environment you need today?


SQL Server on Red Hat® Enterprise Linux® provides a fast, reliable, and security-focused operating environment. No matter how you choose to deploy, on-premise or in the cloud, Red Hat Enterprise Linux delivers a consistent environment designed for flexibility and performance.

Case study

Colombian energy company, XM, uses Red Hat for SQL Servers to:

  • Achieve 3 times faster transaction response.
  • Reduce resource use by 30% per server.
  • Reduce administrator support and maintenance time by 60%.

Technology overview

Microsoft SQL Server on RHEL 8 benchmark results

Read the Red Hat blog to learn how to optimize Red Hat Enterprise Systems for SQL Server workloads.


SQL Server for Red Hat solutions

Overview of Microsoft SQL Server on Red Hat Enterprise Linux

Microsoft SQL Server on Red Hat Enterprise Linux using Red Hat Universal Base Image

Administering SQL Server on Red Hat Enterprise Linux