Discontinued database engine functionality in SQL Server

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This topic describes the Database Engine features that are no longer available in SQL Server.

Discontinued features in SQL Server 2019 (15.x)

  • The following database scoped configuration options are discontinued:


For current configuration options, see ALTER DATABASE SCOPED CONFIGURATION (Transact-SQL).


No features were discontinued in SQL Server 2017 (14.x).

Discontinued features in SQL Server 2016 (13.x)

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