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Latest news and articles about Microsoft SQL Server

JSON support is generally available in Azure SQL Database

Original news: https://azure.microsoft.com/en-us/blog/json-support-is-generally-available-in-azure-sql-database/

You can now query and store both relational and textual data formatted in JavaScript Object Notation (JSON) using Azure SQL Database. Azure SQL Database provides simple built-in functi...

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SQL Server 2016 Release Date: 2016-06-01

Original news: https://blogs.technet.microsoft.com/dataplatforminsider/2016/05/02/get-ready-sql-server-2016-coming-on-june-1st/

  • Standard Edition now goes up to 24 cores, and still just 128GB max memory
  • Query Store will be available in all editions (including Express!)
  • Always Encrypted is Ente...

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Updated the StackOverflow SQL Server Database Torrent to 2016-03

Original news: https://www.brentozar.com/archive/2016/04/updated-stackoverflow-sql-server-database-torrent-2016-03/

The StackOverflow XML Data Dump was recently updated with 2016-03 data and Brent Ozar updated his torrent of the SQL Server database version of the Stack Overflow data dump.

Fun f...

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Cumulative Update 6 for SQL Server 2014 SP1

You can find all information in complete list of SQL Server Version

Original news: https://blogs.msdn.microsoft.com/sqlreleaseservices/cumulative-update-6-for-sql-server-2014-sp1/

The 6th cumulative update release for SQL Server 2014 SP1 is now available for download at the Microsoft Support s...

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Extended support for SQL Server 2005 ended on April 12, 2016

Original news: https://www.microsoft.com/en-us/server-cloud/products/sql-server-2005/

Extended support for SQL Server 2005 ended on April 12, 2016

If you are still running SQL Server 2005, you will no longer receive security updates. Upgrade to SQL Server 2014, SQL Server 2016, or Azure SQL Dat...

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