SQL2022 Release Date is currently scheduled for a release in mid 2022.
Microsoft typically does not announce any actual release dates until very close to the release.
The current version is Microsoft SQL Server 2019, released November 4, 2019. The RTM version is 15.0.
Typically before a major release of a critical product like SQL, Microsoft normally deliver a Community Technology Preview (CTP).
The CTP will precede the SQL2022 release date.
The CTP is normally issued to major systems integrators and large users as a “Alpha” style release.
Given the elapsed three years since the last release a number of new features are expected to be available with the SQL2022 release date
- Accelerated Database Recovery (ADR)
- Polybase – with SQL Server 2022, Polybase was expanded support Oracle, Teradata, MongoDb and more.