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@@VERSION (Azure SQL Database)

This topic is OBSOLETE. You can find the most current version in the SQL 14 Transact-SQL Reference.

This topic is not maintained. For the current version, see @@VERSION.

Returns edition, product level and version, build date, and copyright information for the current installation of Microsoft Azure SQL Database.

Syntax Conventions (Azure SQL Database)



The @@VERSION results are presented as one nvarchar string, which includes the following information:

  • Edition- “Azure SQL Database”; followed by

  • Product level- “(CTP)” or “(RTM)”; followed by

  • Product version- “” ; followed by

  • Build date; followed by

  • Copyright statement

An example return value is as follows: “Azure SQL Database (RTM) - 11.25.9501.0 Aug 10 2011 13:04:51 Copyright (©) Microsoft Corporation”.

You can use the SERVERPROPERTY (Azure SQL Database) function to retrieve the individual property values.

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