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Connect:Direct - Certify SQLServer 2016 Express Edition as a supported database for C:D v.4.7 or v.4.8

Ability to upgrade to the latest software.

  • Guest
  • Jun 11 2018
  • Not under consideration
What is your industry? Retail
How will this idea be used?

SQLServer 2016 Express Edition will be use as a supported database for C:D v.4.7

  • Guest commented
    9 Jul, 2018 12:56am

    if SQLServer Express Edition is no longer a supported database for C:D - could references to the Express Edition be removed from the documentation.  For example - in the C:D v.4.8 (released in March 2018) document (document has the filename cd_53_win_pdf.pdf) it still has multiple references to SQLServer Express Edition - which seem to indicate that it is a supported database for C:D - for example it has the entry:  "To use SQL Server Express, download and install it."

  • Admin
    Chris Sanders commented
    6 Jul, 2018 04:54pm

    Thank you for opening this enhancement request with IBM.  I have reviewed it with my team and unfortunately we won't be able to accept this enhancement request.  We don't certify C:D for use with SQL Express as Microsoft doesn't provide support to us if a DB issue is identified.  This limits our ability to fully support and certify that DB option.  As an alternative we do ship PostgreSQL as the default DB for C:D Windows v4.8 which may meet your needs.  Thank you for opening this enhancement request and please don't hesitate to use the tool again should the need arise.


    Sincerely,

    Chris Sanders

    Connect:Direct Offering Manager

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