Introducing SQL Server 2022
An industry leader in performance and security, powered by Azure. Now in private 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 analyze 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.
SQL Server 2022 Microsoft Mechanics Video
Watch Microsoft Engineering’s Bob Ward and Anna Hoffman explain and demo hero SQL Server 2022 capabilities.
Check out data events and webcasts
Microsoft Ignite 2021
Watch on-demand the SQL Edge to Cloud session with Asad Khan to hear how the latest innovations in SQL Server, Azure SQL, and Azure Arc-enabled SQL Managed Instance can transform your business.
Microsoft at PASS Data Community Summit
View on-demand the PASS Data Community Summit keynotes covering Microsoft's end-to-end data platform and data governance.
SQL Server & Azure SQL Conference
Hear from Microsoft leaders Scott Guthrie, Rohan Kumar, and community experts December 7-9, 2021 in Las Vegas to discover the latest with SQL Server, Azure SQL, & Modern Data.