# Run SQL Server on a M1 Mac

# TL;DR

Just run this

docker run -e "ACCEPT_EULA=1" -e "MSSQL_SA_PASSWORD=SomePass@word" -e "MSSQL_PID=Developer" -e "MSSQL_USER=SA" -p 1433:1433 -d --name=sql mcr.microsoft.com/azure-sql-edge

# Command Breakdown

What are those flags

docker run 
-e "ACCEPT_EULA=1" # environment variable
-e "MSSQL_SA_PASSWORD=SomePass@word" # environment variable
-e "MSSQL_PID=Developer" # environment variable
-e "MSSQL_USER=SA" # environment variable
-p 1433:1433  # Publish a container's port(s) to the host / port forwarding
-d # Run container in background and print container ID (--detach)
--name=sql # Assign a name to the container
mcr.microsoft.com/azure-sql-edge 

# Source

Credit where credit is due. I got this from Maarten Merken over on medium (opens new window). So I am just rehashing the content here for safe keeping 😄

Last updated: June 6th 2022