Introducing SQL Server 2022
Azure-enabled, with continued performance and security innovation. Now in public preview.
Business continuity through Azure
Ensure uptime with fully-managed disaster recovery in the cloud through the link feature in Azure SQL Managed Instance. Continuously replicate data to and from the cloud.
Seamless analytics over on-prem operational data
Drive insights in near real time by breaking the wall between operational and analytical stores, enabling you to analyse all your data using both Spark and SQL runtimes in the cloud with Azure Synapse Link.
Visibility over your entire data estate
Manage and govern your entire data estate to overcome data siloes through SQL Server integration with Azure Purview.
The most secure database over the last 10 years
Achieve your security and compliance goals using the database rated as least vulnerable over the last ten years. Use an immutable ledger to protect data from tampering.
Industry-leading performance and availability
Take advantage of performance and availability improvements for faster queries and to ensure business continuity. Accelerate query performance and tuning with no code changes required. Keep multi-write environments running smoothly when you have users across multiple locations.
Featured SQL Server 2022 Resources
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.
SQL Server 2022 datasheet
Learn about all the latest features in this free SQL Server 2022 data sheet.
Microsoft Build 2022
Learn about how to improve security, performance and high availability with SQL Server 2022 and Azure SQL.
SQL Server 2022 Documentation
Dive into the technical details including installation guidance and stay up to date on the latest release notes.
SQL Server 2022 Microsoft Mechanics video
Watch Microsoft Engineering’s Bob Ward explain and demo hero SQL Server 2022 capabilities.
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.
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.
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.
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.