Building A SQL Server 2014 Container

Andrew Pruski shows how to create a Docker container with SQL Server 2014 SP2 installed:

I’m running all of this on my Windows 10 machine but there are a few things you’ll need before we get started: –


  • The microsoft/windowsservercore image downloaded from the Docker Hub

  • Windows Server 2016 installation media extracted toC:\Docker\Builds\Windows

  • SQL Server 2014 SP2 Developer Edition installation media extracted to C:\Docker\Builds\SQLServer2014

Or if you prefer, you can just pull his image, but where’s the fun in that?

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