SQL SERVER 2016 RELEASE ARE NOW AVAILABLE!

Today, we are very excited to announce the general availability of SQL Server 2016! Turn your mission-critical applications into intelligent application with SQL Server 2016—the first database that is born in the cloud, setting a new standard for the pace of innovation.

Five Reasons You'll Love Everything Built In To SQL Server 2016

Industry leading

Build mission-critical, intelligent apps with breakthrough scalability, performance, and availability.

Security + performance

Protect data at rest and in motion. SQL Server is the most secure database for six years running in the NIST vulnerabilities database.

End-to-end mobile BI

Transform data into actionable insights. Deliver visual reports on any device—online or offline—at one-fifth the cost of other self-service solutions.

In-database advanced analytics

Analyze data directly within your SQL Server database using R, the popular statistics language.

Consistent experiences

SQL Server 2016 delivers breakthrough mission-critical capabilities in scalability, performance, and availability for your most important OLTP and data warehousing workloads.

Our multi-layered approach to security has a proven track record of producing the least vulnerable database, even while being the most widely-used database on the planet.

SQL Server 2016 delivers a comprehensive, on-premises, enterprise-ready BI platform that helps you to transform complex data into actionable insights.

Built-in advanced analytics provide scalability and performance for building and running your advanced analytics algorithms directly in the core SQL Server transactional database.

SQL Server 2016 delivers a consistent experience both on-premises and cloud. You get an exceptional experience whether data is in your datacentre, in a private cloud, or on Azure.