SQL Server Resources

This article provides links to videos, samples and community resources for SQL Server 2016 and later.

Learn about new features in SQL Server

  • What's new in SQL Server 2016.
  • What's new in SQL Server 2017

    SQL Server 2016 is the biggest leap forward in Microsoft's data platform history with real-time operational analytics, rich visualizations on mobile devices, built-in advanced analytics, new advanced security technology, and new hybrid cloud scenarios. Other benefits include enhanced in-memory performance, stretching OLTP data to Microsoft Azure, and simplified management of relational and non-relational data.

  • Download from Evaluation Center Download SQL Server 2016 from the Evaluation Center.

  • Azure Virtual Machine small Have an Azure account? Then go Here to spin up a Virtual Machine with SQL Server 2016 SP1 already installed.

SQL Server 2016 videos and samples

Connect with the SQL Community

The SQL community is strong and offers an amazing number of resources from education to connection. See what the SQL Server community is up to.

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