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.
SQL Server 2017 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 SQL Server 2016 from the Evaluation Center.
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
- Wide World Importers sample databases and scripts for SQL Server 2016 and Azure SQL Database
- SQL Server videos on Channel 9
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.