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Introducing SQL Server 2022

Azure-enabled, with continued performance and security innovation. Now in public preview.

Featured SQL Server 2022 Resources

SQL Server 2022 Blog Series.

SQL Server 2022 Blog Series

Check out this series for details on the features and enhancements coming in SQL Server 2022. Learn the how and why of new innovations, discover best practices and gain product insights directly from the engineering team.

The SQL Server 2022 private preview

SQL Server 2022 datasheet

Learn about all the latest features in this free SQL Server 2022 data sheet.

Microsoft Build.

Microsoft Build 2022

Learn about how to improve security, performance and high availability with SQL Server 2022 and Azure SQL.

Microsoft SQL Documentation.

SQL Server 2022 Documentation

Dive into the technical details including installation guidance and stay up to date on the latest release notes.

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SQL Server 2022 Microsoft Mechanics video

Watch Microsoft Engineering’s Bob Ward explain and demo hero SQL Server 2022 capabilities.

Introduction to SQL Server 2022 Episode 1 on Data Exposed

Data Exposed web series

Learn more about what’s new in SQL Server 2022. Join Anna Hoffman and engineering leaders as they explore the features and benefits you can look forward to in this series of short videos.

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Microsoft Data Intelligent Platform

Easily pivot and adapt in rapidly evolving landscapes, add layers of intelligence to applications, unlock predictive insights and govern data anywhere with an integrated data platform.

Discussion spaces in Azure Data

SQL Server and Azure Databases Tech Communities forum

Connect with Microsoft Engineering and other members of the community in message boards and access additional resources.


Watch the SQLBits 2022 keynote

Enter the dream state of Bob Ward as he and Buck Woody host the SQLBits 2022 keynote with guest appearances by Anna Hoffman, Evangeline White, Marisa Brasile, Patrick LeBlanc and Pedro Lopes.

PASS Data Community SUMMIT 2021

Microsoft Sessions from PASS Data Community Summit

Watch Microsoft’s expert sessions and SQL Server 2022 product deep-dives on-demand from PASS Data Community Summit 2021.

Get started with SQL Server 2022

1Public preview for the bidirectional disaster recovery capability of Link feature for Azure SQL Managed Instance will occur at a future date. Sign up for early access to the capability. The general availability of the bidirectional disaster recovery capability of the Link feature for Azure SQL Managed Instance will occur after the general availability of SQL Server 2022.