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  • hello   I have MacBook   but I cant use sql  server  2012 on my mac os x system  please help me
    Thursday, January 14, 2016 11:11 PM

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  • Hi,

    SQL Server will not run on Mac os x, we can only install SQL Server 2012 on Windows operating system.

    To work around this issue, you can install virtualization software on Mac os x, then install Windows in a VM and install SQL Server on the  Windows operating system. Also you can install SQL Server 2012 on some remote windows machines and then connect the instance from Mac os x as described in this blog: http://www.razorsql.com/articles/sql_server_mac.html .

    Thanks,
    Lydia Zhang


    Lydia Zhang
    TechNet Community Support


    Friday, January 15, 2016 3:42 AM