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@@VERSION (Transact-SQL)

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).

Returns system and build information for the current installation of SQL Server.

Applies to: SQL Server (SQL Server 2008 through current version), Azure SQL Database, Azure SQL Data Warehouse Public Preview.

Topic link icon Transact-SQL Syntax Conventions

@@VERSION

The @@VERSION results are presented as one nvarchar string. You can use the SERVERPROPERTY (Transact-SQL) function to retrieve the individual property values.

For SQL Server, the following information is returned.

  • SQL Server version

  • Processor architecture

  • SQL Server build date

  • Copyright statement

  • SQL Server edition

  • Operating system version

For Azure SQL Database, the following information is returned.

  • Edition- "Windows Azure SQL Database"

  • Product level- "(CTP)" or "(RTM)"

  • Product version

  • Build date

  • Copyright statement

The following example shows returning the version information for the current installation.

SELECT @@VERSION AS 'SQL Server Version';

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