SQL Server

To be discovered: Improved In-Memory OLTP, advanced analytics, enhanced security and opening to other data sources.

SQL Server 2016 was first announced in May 2015 at a Microsoft event. Since June 1st, four versions are available: Enterprise, Standard, Developer and Express. Developer and Express versions are free. One of the main changes, announced several months ago, will be the transition from one license per processor to one license per core.