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No, you will need Windows Server unless you run a SQL EXpress and then you are limited by the total size of the data.

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You can host the database on FreeNAS for storage likely, but not run it.

 

Seeing as FreeNAS is designed for a storage perspective, I don't think it's ideal for your plans.  You could use Linux and MySQL, otherwise you're best off running some form of Windows Server.

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UPDATE: i found out that i get Windows Server R2  and Server 2008 and SQL Server 2012 R2  and and 2014 for free. Hmm...interesting, now his changes things around. Should I get Server R2 and SQL 2012 or 2014?

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Use Server 2008 R2 and SQL 2012.  and....get ready to dedicate plenty of RAM to this box.

Thanks for your suggestion. May I know why Server 2008?

I still have the default 2gb ram. Should I aim for 8 or 16gb?

 

I want it to be mainly for data storage and SQL.

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I'm just not a big fan of Server 2012 yet.  What is SQL going ot be used for?  (i.e what application)

 

No less than 8 GB

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I see, I'm new to this server world so I don't know the difference. I'm starting ot self-learn MS SQL Server and how ot manage databases. Nothing big or major.

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