SQL Server 2016 Enterprise edition
Gain real-time insights across your transactional and analytical data with a scalable database platform that has everything built in—from unparalleled in-memory performance, new security innovations and high availability, to business intelligence and advanced analytics that make mission-critical applications intelligent.
Things you can do
Mission critical 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 end user performance.
Least vulnerable database
Protect data at rest and in motion with a database that has the least vulnerabilities of any major platform for six years running in the NIST vulnerabilities database (National Institute of Standards and Technology, National Vulnerability Database, May 4, 2015).
Enterprise-scale data warehousing
Scale to petabytes of data and integrate with non-relational data sources like Hadoop using scale out, massively parallel processing from Microsoft Analytics Platform System.
Comprehensive business intelligence platform
Transform data into actionable insights and drive innovation and business results with the comprehensive business intelligence platform built into SQL Server 2016.
Simplify big data
Take advantage of non-relational data with PolyBase technology built in that allows you to query structured and unstructured data with the simplicity of T-SQL.
Cut storage costs with SQL Server Stretch Database
Easily access historical data by securely stretching warm and cold online transaction processing (OLTP) data to Microsoft Azure on demand without application changes.