SQL Server 2016: Every month a new release–Where to find the differences?

The new cadence of more frequent releases (and overall development spirit) got adopted by the SQL Server Engineering team. Beginning with Community Technology Preview (CTP) 2.3 almost every month a new SQL 2016 version was released. For those of you that are not that deep involved in the CTP-hypes I would like to recommend a very good overview page containing the differences and new features contained in every single CTP.

The SQL Server 2016 Release notes page (https://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/library/dn876712.aspx) provides a good entry point for all the differences and news for single CTP versions:


And even more specific you’ll find the feature changes for every single component:


Happy testing!


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