Microsoft SQL Server 2017: Versatile data management solution
Introduction: Innovation meets the tried and tested
With the introduction of Microsoft SQL Server 2017, Microsoft is setting new standards in the field of data management platforms. As a comprehensive and future-oriented data management solution, SQL Server 2017 offers both groundbreaking innovations and proven technologies.
Flexibility through cross-platform support
Perhaps the most notable advancement in SQL Server 2017 is the introduction of cross-platform compatibility. For the first time, it is possible to run SQL Server on Windows, Linux and in Docker containers. This flexibility allows companies to integrate SQL Server into their existing infrastructure, regardless of the preferred operating system environment.
Features of SQL Server 2017
Adaptive Query Processing
Adaptive query processing ensures that SQL Server 2017 handles queries more intelligently and dynamically optimizes execution plans. This can significantly improve the performance and throughput of database queries.
Security features at the highest level
Advanced Threat Protection
In order to be prepared for increasing cyber security threats, SQL Server 2017 offers advanced protection mechanisms. Advanced Threat Protection helps to detect and respond to dangerous activities at an early stage to prevent data breaches.
Business intelligence and analytics
Integration and intelligence
Graph database capabilities
Support for graph database capabilities allows SQL Server 2017 to work effectively with complex relationship data, opening up new possibilities for business intelligence applications.
Native integration of R and Python
Embedding R and Python directly into the database allows analysts and data scientists to perform machine learning and complex statistical analysis without exporting data.
Visualization and reporting
With enhanced BI capabilities, especially through integration with tools like Power BI, users can generate impressive visualizations and actionable reports directly from their data.
Summary: Why SQL Server 2017?
SQL Server 2017 is not just a database; it is a comprehensive platform for data management and analytical applications. With support for Windows, Linux and Docker containers, coupled with the latest advances in database technology, SQL Server 2017 provides a scalable, secure and future-proof solution for organizations of all sizes. With continuous updates and an active developer community, SQL Server 2017 remains a central part of the strategic data management plans of organizations worldwide.