BENEFITS Coming with New SQL Server 2016 Release
SQL Server 2016 is making buzz in the community where lots of interested Database Administrators, Developers, Managers trying to get more insights about the product and trying to get an idea about new features introduced with SQL Server 2016 and what are the enhancements or changes to the existing features like AlwaysON, In-Memory OLTP, etc. Microsoft SQL Server team works on new features based on what competitors are already providing and something new and more than what competitors already have. Also, there are lot of enhancements made to existing features based on the feedback from user community and customers using the SQL Server product.
Blow are the features or enhancements that come up with new SQL Server 2016 as reported in their official blog.
BENEFITS of SQL Server 2016
– Enhanced in-memory performance provide up to 30x faster transactions, more than 100x faster queries than disk-based relational databases and real-time operational analytics
– New Always Encrypted technology helps protect your data at rest and in motion, on-premises and in the cloud, with master keys sitting with the application, without application changes
– Built-in advanced analytics provide the scalability and performance benefits of building and running your advanced analytics algorithms directly in the core SQL Server transactional database
– Business insights through rich visualizations on mobile devices with native apps for Windows, iOS and Android
– Simplify management of relational and non-relational data with ability to query both through standard T-SQL using PolyBase technology
– Stretch Database technology keeps more of your customer’s historical data at your fingertips by transparently stretching your warm and cold OLTP data to Microsoft Azure in a secure manner without application changes
– Faster hybrid backups, high availability and disaster recovery scenarios to backup and restore your on-premises databases to Microsoft Azure and place your SQL Server AlwaysOn secondaries in Azure.
Hope this was helpful.
This is applicable for below versions of SQL Server
SQL Server 2016
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