SQL Server Resources
Updated: November 28, 2016
This article provides links to videos, samples and community resources for SQL Server 2016 and later.
Learn about new features in SQL Server
SQL Server 2016 is the biggest leap forward in Microsoft's data platform history with real-time operational analytics, rich visualizations on mobile devices, built-in advanced analytics, new advanced security technology, and new hybrid cloud scenarios. Other benefits include enhanced in-memory performance, stretching OLTP data to Microsoft Azure, and simplified management of relational and non-relational data.
Download SQL Server 2016 from the Evaluation Center.
Have an Azure account? Then go Here to spin up a Virtual Machine with SQL Server 2016 SP1 already installed.
- Wide World Importers sample databases and scripts for SQL Server 2016 and Azure SQL Database
- SQL Server videos on Channel 9
The SQL community is strong and offers an amazing number of resources from education to connection. See what the SQL Server community is up to.