SQL Server Release History

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Below table shows the complete history of SQL Server. SQLTreeo has extensive experience in Microsoft SQL Server starting from 1993, SQL Server 4.21a

Version Year Release Code name Internal database version
Old version
Older version, still maintained
Latest version
1.0 (OS/2) 1989 SQL Server 1.0 (16-bit) Filipi  –
1.1 (OS/2) 1990 SQL Server 1.1 (16-bit) Pietro  –
4.2A (OS/2) 1992 SQL Server 4.2A  –  –
4.21a (WinNT) 1993 SQL Server 4.21a SQLNT  –
4.2B (OS/2) 1993 SQL Server 4.2B (16-bit)  –  –
6.0 1995 SQL Server 6.0 SQL95 406
6.5 1996 SQL Server 6.5 Hydra 408
7.0 1998 SQL Server 7.0 Sphinx 515
- 1999 SQL Server 7.0 OLAP Tools Plato  –
8.0 2000 SQL Server 2000 Shiloh 539
8.0 2003 SQL Server 2000 64-bit Edition Liberty 539
9.0 2005 SQL Server 2005 Yukon 611/612
10.0 2008 SQL Server 2008 Katmai 655
10.50 2010 SQL Server 2008 R2 Kilimanjaro (aka KJ) 661
10.25 2010 Azure SQL database (initial release) Cloud database or CloudDB  –
11.0 2012 SQL Server 2012 Denali 706
12.0 2014 Azure SQL database  –  –
12.0 2014 SQL Server 2014 SQL14 782
13.0 2016 SQL Server 2016 SQL16 852
14.0 2017 SQL Server 2017 Helsinki 869
15.0 2019 SQL Server 2019 Seattle 895

source: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/History_of_Microsoft_SQL_Server

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