SQL Server on Mac

SQL Server is now available on the Mac. This page contains articles to help you get up and running with SQL Server on your Mac.

Installing SQL Server on your Mac is relatively straightforward. You first need to install Docker and increase its memory allocation. Then you're free to install SQL Server.

The best place to start is Install SQL Server on a Mac. That tutorial explains the whole process, and outlines the exact steps to installing SQL Server, while providing links to articles explaining how to install Docker and SQL management tools such as sql-cli and Azure Data Studio.