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.
Industry-leading performance 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*.
Real-time intelligence 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.
View the new capabilities of SQL Server 2017:
SQL Server 2017: What's New in the Database Engine?
SQL Server 2017: Security on Linux
SQL Server 2017: High availability and disaster recovery on Linux
SQL Server 2017: Adaptive Query Processing
SQL Server 2017: BI enhancements
SQL Server 2017: Building applications using graph data
SQL Server 2017: Advanced Analytics with Python
Available SQL Server 2017 editions
How to license SQL Server
SQL Server licensing makes choosing the
right edition simple and economical. Unlike other major vendors,
there's no having to pay for expensive add-ons to run your most
demanding applications—because every feature and capability is
already built in.