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Transform your business

SQL Server 2016 allows you to build intelligent apps using real-time insights with a scalable database platform.

Build mission critical intelligent applications

The new SQL Server 2016 delivers breakthrough mission critical in-memory performance, real-time operational analytics, deeper insights across your data with advanced analytics built-in, and new rich visualizations on any mobile device. It’s the first database that is born in the cloud, setting a new standard for the pace of innovation. This platform for hybrid cloud will help you build solutions that complement customers’ existing on-premises investments.

Meet the visionaries

Microsoft has become a leader in data by hiring visionaries who turn ideas into reality. Meet the Data Platform engineering team as they talk about the vision behind SQL Server 2016 and why there’s nothing else like it.

Expand your knowledge

We have SQL Server 2016 trainings and downloadable information to help you learn everything you need to know to transform your business.

Did you get your ebook?

Read about the features and enhancements that deliver breakthrough performance, unparalleled security, and rich insights on any device, in the no-cost ebook: “Introducing Microsoft SQL Server 2016.”

Build hybrid cloud and on-premises solutions

Gain the skills needed to unite mission-critical applications, the demand for deeper insight into customer data, and the power of the cloud.

Data insights immersion programs

Immersion is a Microsoft sales tool that enables Microsoft field sellers and partners to showcase the benefits of Cloud Platform.

Technical resources

Immerse yourself in a virtual hands-on lab and experience the product first hand, or try our guided experiences, and click through a tour of the various product features. For questions about Microsoft’s biggest leap forward in data platform history? You can watch videos, find samples, experience virtual labs and connect with community.

Planning and deployment

Microsoft provides guidance and tools to help you successfully plan and deploy.

Online communities

Join the conversation and get questions answered by the experts in Microsoft online communities.