SQL Server 2016 SP1 Enterprise edition
Get comprehensive datacentre capabilities for your mission-critical database, business intelligence, and advanced analytics workloads.
Why choose the Enterprise edition?
Achieve mission-critical scale and performance
Support your most demanding tier 1 workloads with high availability and performance at scale—using 24 TB of addressable memory on 640 logical cores when you run SQL Server on Windows Server 2016.
Create real-time, intelligent applications
Deliver real-time operational intelligence by combining built-in advanced analytics and in-memory technology—without having to move the data or impact performance at scale.
Evolve your data warehousing and big data
Scale to petabytes of data and simplify big data integration with non-relational data sources like Hadoop using PolyBase. Scale up with symmetric multiprocessing and get scale out, massively parallel processing in SQL Server 2016.
Get market-leading security at rest and in motion
Protect data at rest and in motion with features like Transparent Data Encryption and Always Encrypted—all from a database that has the least vulnerabilities of any major platform for seven years running in the NIST vulnerabilities database (National Institute of Standards and Technology, National Vulnerability Database, October 24, 2016).
Uncover business insights
Transform data into actionable insights and drive innovation and business results with the comprehensive business intelligence platform built into SQL Server 2016.
Simplify data management in the cloud
Build hybrid solutions to simplify data management across on-premises and Azure with unlimited virtualisation available through software assurance. Get fast, geo-redundant failover using SQL Server disaster recovery with Azure.