Microsoft SQL Server 2016 Update Embraces Hybrid Cloud, Big Data

Microsoft’s forthcoming SQL Server 2016 adds better encryption, support for unstructured data queries including those on Apache Hadoop, and new features to enable the hybrid cloud. The updates are part of an overhaul that updates Microsoft’s flagship database management platform for a new age.

Microsoft is prepping the update to its database management system, SQL Server 2016, for a June 1 general availability that will deliver hybrid cloud capabilities, better security, and the ability to query unstructured data sources including information stored in big data technologies such as Hadoop.

Author: Jessica Davis

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