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SQL Server 2022 Standard Edition


Microsoft SQL Server 2022 is the most Azure-enabled release of SQL Server yet*, with continued innovation across performance, security, and availability.
  • Integrates with Azure Synapse Link and Microsoft Purview to drive deeper insights, predictions, and governance from their data at scale
  • Most secure database over the last 10 years per NIST**
  • Fully integrated with the new link feature in Azure SQL Managed Instance***
  • New and enhanced features, including Ledger and Query Store hints
  • Next generation Intelligent Query Processing features in the database engine to accelerate performance with no code changes
  • Time-series database support
  • New JSON functions to increase ability to query and manipulate JSON data
*For all Azure-connected features of SQL Server 2022, customers can optionally enable these capabilities based on business requirements **National Institute of Standards and Technology Comprehensive Vulnerability Database ***The bidirectional disaster recovery capability of the link feature for Azure SQL Managed Instance is available in limited public preview. Sign up for early access. General availability will occur at a future date.


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The most Azure-enabled release yet

Help ensure uptime with fully managed disaster recovery in the cloud through the link feature in Azure SQL Managed Instance. Deliver seamless analytics and insights in near real time by breaking the wall between operational and analytical stores with Azure Synapse Link. Manage and govern an entire data estate through SQL Server integration with Microsoft Purview and Microsoft Defender for SQL assessments and alerts.
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