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SQL Server 2016: Everything built-in
Operational Analytics: Insights on
operational data, works with inmemory OLTP or on disk
Always Encrypted: Help protect
data at rest & in motion with no
application changes required
In-memory OLTP enhancements:
Greater T-SQL surface area,
terabytes of memory supported
and greater number of parallel
CPUs
Row level security: Apply finegrained access control to table
rows based on users' rights
BI with DirectQuery: Connect
Excel, Power BI or other
visualization tools to rich semantic
SQL Server Analysis Services
models. Retrieve up-to-date data
directly from the relational data
source using DirectQuery mode
Dynamic data masking: Real-time
obfuscation of query results based
on user permissions
Enhanced SSIS: Designer support
for previous SSIS versions &
support for Power Query
Query store: Monitor and optimize
query plans with full history of
query execution
Enhanced AlwaysOn:
• Up to 3 synchronous replicas
for auto failover across
domains
• Round-robin load balancing of
replicas
• DTC & SSIS support
• Automatic failover based on
database health
Performance and scale: Spatial,
memory management,
maintenance, auto soft-NUMA,
TempDB optimization
Support for
Windows Server 2016
Enhanced Reporting Services:
Modern, paginated reports with
rich visualizations for consumption
on modern browsers and mobile
devices
Enterprise-scale Analysis Services:
Enhanced tabular capabilities for
easier modeling of complex
business data and optimized inmemory technology to gain faster
business intelligence from your
data
JSON: Parsing & storing of JSON
as relational data & exporting
relational data to JSON
Temporal database: Track
historical changes
Mobile BI: Business insights for
your on-premises data through
rich visualizations on mobile
devices with native apps for
Windows, iOS and Android
In-memory columnstore:
Improve query performance with
batch mode and push downs to
hardware layer.
PolyBase: Query and join data
from multiple sources using simple
T-SQL commands
Visual Studio 2015 based SSDT:
Build richer analytics solutions as
part of your development projects
in Visual Studio through a single
tool
Enhanced MDS: Excel add-in 15X
faster, more granular security roles,
archival options for transaction
logs and reuse entities across
models
Stretch Database: Stretch cold
data in a secure manner into Azure
for cost-effective historic data
availability. It works with Always
Encrypted and row level security
Power BI with on-premises data:
New interactive query with Analysis
Services. Customer data stays
behind your firewall. Benefit from
your existing investments in SQL
Server Reporting Services by
pinning report elements to your
Power BI dashboard
Hybrid scenarios with SSIS: Azure
Data Factory integration with SSIS,
package lineage and impact
analysis as well as connect SSIS to
cloud data sources
Built-in Advanced Analytics:
Enterprise grade R where ever your
data lives. Build intelligent apps
that help you discover insights,
predict results and make decisions
Enhanced backup to Azure: Faster
restore and 50% reduction in
storage, support large DBs with
Block blobs and customer backup
schedule with local staging
In database analytics: Bring in
Advanced Analytics and eliminate
data movement
Easy migration of on-premises
SQL Server: Simple point and click
migration to Azure
Scale R: Optimized algorithms for
parallel execution on big data
Simplified Add Azure Replica
Wizard: Simplified HA & DR with
AlwaysOn
Distribute R: Parallel execution
framework to enable ScaleR for
communications, storage
integration and memory
ConnectR: Versatile access to any
data source
Common development,
management and identity tools:
Including Active Directory, Visual
Studio, Hyper-V and System Center
Consistent experience from SQL
Server on-premises to Azure IaaS
and PaaS