SQL Server – v2019 – OS Requirements

Background We are 3 months into 2019, and it is way past time to start evaluating SQL Server v2019. Product Development Cycle In terms of community participation, the product engagement cycle is :- Community Technology Preview ( CTP ) Release Candidate Release To Manufacturing Cumulative Updates Within each of this cycle, there will be tiered … Continue reading SQL Server – v2019 – OS Requirements

SQL Server (v2016) – Installation – Blocked – “Oracle JRE 7 Update 51 (64-bit) or higher is required for Polybase”

Background In the process of installing "SQL Server 2016" for a new client. As it is a new client and not really sure exact features they will be using, chose to install "All features". Install Blocked Installation is blocked with the error pasted below: ScreenShot Feature Rules Image Text Oracle JRE 7 Update 51 (64-bit) … Continue reading SQL Server (v2016) – Installation – Blocked – “Oracle JRE 7 Update 51 (64-bit) or higher is required for Polybase”