The rule of three, SQL Server on Linux edition

When it comes to Microsoft products, the rule of three — at least as far as I’m concerned — is where you can accomplish the same task in three different ways. The go-to example is Microsoft Word, where you can use the ribbon toolbar, a keyboard shortcut, or the context menu to perform the same
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Does SQL Server 2019 run on Ubuntu 18.04 LTS?

Edit from 19 March 2020: Since the release of CU 3, SQL Server 2019 is officially supported on Ubuntu 18.04, per this blog post. Original post continues below. Yes. Here’s the proof from an output of SELECT @@VERSION:

Here’s a screenshot of me running mssql-cli on the Ubuntu Server virtual machine in question. SQL
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Repair SQL Server on Linux after an Ubuntu distribution upgrade

SQL Server 2017 is supported on Ubuntu 16.04 LTS (Long-Term Support), however that version of Ubuntu Linux is now more than two years old, so you may be tempted to update Ubuntu to a more modern release such as Ubuntu 18.04 LTS (Bionic Beaver). Unfortunately (as of this writing), SQL Server 2017 is not supported
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