It’s official, the date we have all been waiting for. Today Microsoft announced the release date for SQL Server 2016 being generally available for use – “June 1, 2016”. What does this mean? well those that have SQL Server Roadmaps that have been thinking about including SQL Server 2016 can now actually start to incorporate this new version into the SQL Server environments. Start to talk to vendors and ensure that any applications databases are supported for 2016 to allow you to upgrade and move to this new edition.
What’s new in SQL Server 2016 for us by edition?
|Maximum number of Cores||4||24||Unlimited|
|Basic High Availability||Yes||Yes|
|Programmability & Developer||Yes||Yes||Yes|
|Basic Corporate BI||Yes||Yes|
|Advanced Corporate BI||Yes|
|Basic R Integration||Yes||Yes||Yes|
|Advanced R Integration||Yes|
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