Reinvent your business
Innovate faster on-premises
Intelligence and security are built into Microsoft SQL Server 2017. You get extras without extra cost, along with best-in-class performance and flexibility for your on-premises needs.
Accelerate your move to the cloud
Take advantage of the efficiency and agility of the cloud by easily migrating to the cloud without changing code. Unlock insights and make predictions faster with Azure.
Build intelligent apps
Develop using the technology of your choice, including open source, backed by Microsoft’s innovations. Easily integrate data into your apps and use a rich set of cognitive services to build human-like intelligence across any scale of data.
Gain transformative insights
AI is native to the data platform—you can unlock insights faster from all your data, on-premises and in the cloud. Combine your unique enterprise data and the world’s data to build an intelligence-driven organization.
Run SQL Server on your favorite platform
It’s all about choice. Now, you can get SQL Server 2017’s industry-leading performance and security on Windows, Linux, and Docker containers.
What you’ll love about SQL Server 2017
Your choice of language and platforms
Build modern applications using the language of your choice, on-premises and in the cloud, now on Windows, Linux and Docker containers.
Take advantage of breakthrough scalability, performance, and availability for mission-critical, intelligent applications and data warehouses.
Least vulnerable database
Protect data at rest and in motion with the least vulnerable database over the last seven years in the NIST vulnerabilities database*.
Gain transformative insights for your business with real-time analytics at up to 1M predictions/second.
End-to-end mobile BI
Turn raw data into meaningful reports that can be delivered to any device—at one-fourth the cost of other self-service solutions.
Why Microsoft for your operational database management system?
When it comes to the systems you choose for managing your data, you want performance and security that won’t get in the way of running your business. As an industry leader in operational database management systems (ODBMS), Microsoft continuously improves its offerings to help you get the most out of your ever-expanding data world.
Read Gartner’s assessment of the ODBMS landscape and learn about the Microsoft « cloud first » strategy. In its latest Magic Quadrant report for ODBMS, Gartner positioned the Microsoft DBMS furthest in completeness of vision and highest for ability to execute.
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