Applies To: SQL Server 2014, SQL Server 2016 Preview
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).
Sets certain database behaviors to be compatible with the specified version of SQL Server.
This feature will be removed in a future version of Microsoft SQL Server. Do not use this feature in new development work, and modify applications that currently use this feature as soon as possible. Use ALTER DATABASE Compatibility Level instead.
Applies to: SQL Server (SQL Server 2008 through current version).
For a description of compatibilities levels, see ALTER DATABASE Compatibility Level (Transact-SQL).