FIX: Minimum memory limit set to 2GB to install or start SQL Server 2017

Applies to: SQL Server 2017 Developer LinuxSQL Server 2017 Enterprise Core on LinuxSQL Server 2017 Enterprise on Linux

Symptoms


The minimum required Random Access Memory (RAM) to install or start an instance of SQL Server 2017 on Linux is set to greater than or equal to 2GB (>=2GB). The property memory.memorylimitmb and all installation related configuration files must be set to 2GB.

Resolution


This issue is fixed in the following cumulative update for SQL Server:

       Cumulative Update 2 for SQL Server 2017

Status


Microsoft has confirmed that this is a problem in the Microsoft products that are listed in the "Applies to" section.

References


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