Back in the beginning of May, Microsoft announced SQL Server 2016 and the massive amount of new features that are going to be released. Combining this with all of the Power BI enhancements and Azure enhancements that are being released, it is a great time to be a Microsoft BI professional. This afternoon the SQL Server team has now released the first publicly available preview for SQL Server 2016, as referenced in this blog post! The download is available here.
If you’ve forgotten all of the amazing new features that are scheduled for release with this version, be sure to check out the data sheet.
What are you waiting for? Download your copy today!