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SQL Server Database Engine Backward Compatibility

Topic Status: Some information in this topic is preview and subject to change in future releases. Preview information describes new features or changes to existing features in Microsoft SQL Server 2016 Community Technology Preview 2 (CTP2).

Topics in the backward compatibility section describe changes in behavior between versions of SQL Server.

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Description

Deprecated Database Engine Features in SQL Server 2016

Deprecated Database Engine features in this release.

Discontinued Database Engine Functionality in SQL Server 2016

Discontinued Database Engine features in this release.

Breaking Changes to Database Engine Features in SQL Server 2016

Database Engine feature changes that might require changes to applications.

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