Announcing SQL Server 2016—everything built-in
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.Read the SQL Server 2016 Editions datasheetCheck out the announcement blog
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FIVE REASONS YOU'LL LOVE EVERYTHING BUILT IN TO SQL SERVER 2016
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.
Whether data is in your datacenter, in your private cloud, or on Microsoft Azure, you’ll get a consistent experience.
Introducing Microsoft SQL Server 2016
Learn more about the features and enhancements that deliver breakthrough performance, advanced security, and rich, integrated reporting and analytics.Download the free e-book
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