@@VERSION (Transact-SQL)

Returns version, processor architecture, build date, and operating system for the current installation of SQL Server.

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The @@VERSION results are presented as one nvarchar string. You can use the SERVERPROPERTY (Transact-SQL) function to retrieve the individual property values.

The following example shows returning the version information for the current installation.

SELECT @@VERSION AS 'SQL Server Version'