SQL Server 2016 represents a huge leap forward for the data platform with faster transactions and queries, advanced analytics, and new hybrid cloud scenarios.
Gain real-time insights across your transactional and analytical data with SQL Server 2016—a secure, scalable database platform that has everything built in, from advanced analytics to unparalleled in-memory performance.
FIVE REASONS YOU'LL LOVE EVERYTHING BUILT IN TO SQL SERVER 2016
Build mission-critical applications for online transaction processing (OLTP) with breakthrough scalability, in-memory performance, and high availability.
Least vulnerable database
Protect data at rest and in motion with new Always Encrypted. SQL Server with is the least vulnerable database for six years running in the NIST vulnerabilities database.
End-to-end mobile BI
Transform data into actionable insights. Deliver insights on any device—online or offline—at one-fifth the cost of other business intelligence (BI) solutions.
In-database advanced analytics
Analyze operational data using R Services, in real time and at scale, directly within SQL Server database—without moving the data for analysis.
From on-premises to cloud
Whether data is in your datacenter, private cloud, or Microsoft Azure, get a consistent experience across server and database as a service.