KB4052969 - FIX: Minimum memory limit set to 2GB to install or start SQL Server 2017


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.


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

       Cumulative Update 2 for SQL Server 2017

Each new cumulative update for SQL Server contains all the hotfixes and all the security fixes that were

included with the previous cumulative update. Check out the latest cumulative updates for SQL Server:

Latest cumulative update for SQL Server 2017


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


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