We are looking to change our database to a a supported one for confluence 7.3.5. I see that SQL Server 2017 is supported on the supported platforms page. I am not sure if the edition matters in this case?
It is for a lot of reasons but the biggest with be around compute capacity, memory pool, cache and no sql agent present. This will seriously limit the throughput and performance of the database. You will also have other limitations for management of the instance that will make it difficult. You can learn more about the differences here: https://expressdb.io/sql-server-express-feature-comparison.html#sql-2017
If you have a very small instance with very few individuals accessing it (10 or less users) then you might be ok. If that is the case then you should just look at the free cloud addition.
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