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Status Not under consideration
Created by Guest
Created on Jun 11, 2018

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.

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
    Jul 9, 2018

    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
    Jul 6, 2018

    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