SQL Server 2016 Enterprise

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SQL Server Enterprise edition delivers comprehensive datacenter capabilities for mission-critical database, business intelligence, and advanced analytics workloads.

Turn your mission-critical applications into intelligent application with SQL Server 2016 Enterprise edition—the first database that is born in the cloud, setting a new standard for the pace of innovation. 

SQL Server 2016 Enterprise edition delivers breakthrough mission-critical capabilities in scalability, performance, and availability for your most important OLTP and data warehousing workloads.

  • Scale up to 12 TB of memory and 640 logical processors with Windows Server 2016
  • Reach up to 30x faster transactions and 100x faster queries with enhanced in-memory performance
  • Run real-time Operational Analytics over transactional data
  • Balance loads across readable secondaries in Always On availability groups


Our multi-layered approach to security has a proven track record of producing the least vulnerable database, even while being the most widely-used database on the planet. 

Built-in advanced analytics provide scalability and performance for building and running your advanced analytics algorithms directly in the core SQL Server transactional database.

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