SQL Server is Microsoft’s industry-leading database platform, delivering optimal performance and faster insights on any data.
The latest version of SQL - SQL Server 2016 - delivers breakthrough improvements for in-memory performance, unparalleled security, end-to-end mobile BI and advanced analytics.
Gartner ranks Microsoft SQL Server in the Magic Quadrant leadership position for Operational DBMS (ahead of Oracle, IBM and SAP), BI, and Analytics and Data Warehousing.
As a key part of the Microsoft Cloud Platform, SQL Server 2016 delivers a consistent experience wherever your data is, across server and database as a service, so you can power all Private, Public and Hybrid Cloud scenarios.
SQL Server 2016 offers six key “built-in” benefits, in-memory across all transactional and analytical data workloads: