If you choose to participate, the online survey will be presented to you when you leave the Technet Web site. Updating Your Skills to SQL Server 2016 is a three-day, instructor led course that provides students moving from earlier releases of SQL Server with an introduction to the new features in SQL Server 2016.We are also happy to announce a preview of the Power BI app for Android, with support for SQL Server 2016 Reporting Services.With this update you can seamlessly bring your on-premises data to your Android phone and stay on top of your business from anywhere with out-of-the-box mobile reports and KPI tracking.You can try this in your development and test environments, and it is available for download today.In SQL Server 2016 RC 3, enhancements consisted primarily of bug fixes.
When you are planning an upgrade to a new version of SQL Server, it is not always obvious what obstacles you might encounter during the actual upgrade.
We are excited to announce that our fourth and final SQL Server 2016 release candidate, SQL Server 2016 Release Candidate (RC) 3, is now available for download.
Our SQL Server Release Candidates represent important milestones in the release of SQL Server 2016, as the product is now essentially feature complete, and means that a very rich set of capabilities is now available.
In this tip, I'm going to show you around the new user interface, and demonstrate the tool in action, finding issues with an intentionally problematic database.
First, you can download the Upgrade Advisor Preview 1 from here: This will download an MSI, which is a standard installer that will load the application onto your machine.
In previous major releases of SQL Server, the Upgrade Advisor tool has been made available only shortly before, or along with, the release of the new version, making it hard to use this resource to plan an upgrade very far in advance.