New for SQL Server 2019
This latest version continues to redefine SQL Server from a traditional relational database system to a data platform for every data scenario.
Analyze structured and unstructured data
Use the language and platform of your choice
Breakthrough performance and scalability of your database
Access to rich, interactive Power BI reports on any device
Explore the new capabilities of SQL Server 2019
Intelligence across all your data
Whether your data is structured or unstructured, query and analyze it using the data platform with industry-leading performance and security.
Break down data silos
Gain insights from all your data by querying across your entire data estate without moving or replicating the data.
Gain mission-critical uptime, fast failover, and improved TCO using cloud disaster-recovery replicas and always-on availability groups. Plus, with the new Software Assurance benefit, get a free SQL Server license for Disaster Recovery (DR) in Azure.
Intelligent database capabilities
Upgrade and modernize your SQL Server database on premises, in the cloud, and at the edge. Database compatibility certification eliminates the risk of app incompatibility.
Accelerated database recovery
Greatly improves database availability by enabling fast and consistent database recovery regardless of the number or size of active transactions.
Built-in security and compliance
Use built-in features for data classification, data protection, and monitoring and alerts. SQL Server 2019 monitors, identifies, and provides alerts on suspicious activity.
Self-service BI on any device
Explore visual data and quickly discover patterns to make better, faster decisions with Power BI Report Server, which is included with your SQL Server Software Assurance license.
Encrypt all your data
Encrypt sensitive data and execute rich computations on encrypted data, plus enable customized data access based on role with complex row filtering.
Highly scalable cloud services
Build highly intelligent, scalable cloud database services on Azure with the broadest SQL Server engine compatibility. Migrate existing apps or build new apps on Azure-the best cloud destination for your mission-critical SQL Server workloads