Yes! It is Microsoft SQL Server runs on Linux runs on Docker. What a great time to be alive! This enables us to fully-localized .Net development environment on macOS then easily publish it to the Cloud.
Current (Jan 17) docker image
microsoft/mssql-server-linux does not come with mssql-tools pre-installed. mssql-tools is needed to initiate database right after running the container.
So I composed my own image that adds mssql-tools pre-installed. Check out
rizkyario/mssql-server-linux Docker Project:
Here is how to run and initiate database with the image