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SQL Server 2016 – General Availability Date Announced

Posted by Sudarshan Narasimhan on May 3, 2016


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Exciting news as Microsoft just announced the general availability date for SQL Server 2016 – June 1st, 2016

You can read the announcement and more on the Data Platform Insider Blog
https://blogs.technet.microsoft.com/dataplatforminsider/2016/05/02/get-ready-sql-server-2016-coming-on-june-1st/

 

SQL 2016 comes in Enterprise, Standard, Express and Developer Editions. You can compare the editions using the datasheet published here
http://download.microsoft.com/download/8/A/2/8A2BC8C5-BBA0-4A9C-90BC-AC957D3454D9/SQL_Server_2016_Editions_datasheet.pdf?wt.mc_id=WW_CE_DM_OO_BLOG_NONE

 

Stay tuned for more as the release date approaches. For those looking to move away from Oracle Databases, if you have/get Software Assurance then the SQL 2016 Editions costs are free. You can read more about this offer here,
https://www.microsoft.com/en-us/server-cloud/sql-license-migration.aspx?wt.mc_id=WW_CE_DM_OO_BLOG_NONE

-TheSQLDude

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