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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


SQL 2016 comes in Enterprise, Standard, Express and Developer Editions. You can compare the editions using the datasheet published here


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,



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