What's New in SQL Server 2016
Published: October 27, 2016
Updated: October 26, 2016
Applies To: SQL Server 2016
SQL Server 2016 is the biggest leap forward in Microsoft data platform history. Gain real time insights across your transactional and analytical data with a scalable database platform that has everything built in, from unparalleled in-memory performance, new security innovations and high availability, to advanced analytics that make mission-critical applications intelligent.
This topic summarizes links to the detailed SQL Server 2016 component level what's new information.
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Links to individual topics:
- SQL Server 2016 Release Notes.
- SQL Server 2016 datasheet
- Features supported by Editions of SQL Server
- Hardware and Software Requirements for Installing SQL Server 2016
- Install SQL Server 2016 from the Installtion WizardSetup and Servicing Installation