Announcing availability of SQL Server 2014 Express Docker image

We are excited to announce the public availability of the sql server 2014 express Docker image for Windows Server Core based Containers! The public repo is hosted on Docker Hub and contains the latest docker image as well as pointers to the Dockerfile and the start PS script (hosted on Github). We hope you will find this image useful and leverage it for your container based applications!

Image Requirements

Windows Server Core TP5 v10.0.14300.1030

Docker Pull Command

docker pull microsoft/mssql-server-2014-express-windows

Docker Run Command

docker run -p 1433:1433 --env sa_password=YOUR_SA_PASSWORD microsoft/mssql-server-2014-express-windows

Further Reading

SQL Server in Windows Containers
Windows Containers Overview
Windows-based containers: Modern app development with enterprise-grade control.
Windows Containers: What, Why and How