SQL2021 Microsoft Release Date – given past history of release the next incarnation of Microsoft SQL Server will be released in Q4 2021.
Before undetaking a new release Microsoft typically first release a CTP = “Community Technology Preview” and this is scheduled for December 2021.
We expect a number of new features to be available with the SQL2021 release date
- Accelerated Database Recovery (ADR)
- Polybase – with SQL 2019, Polybase was expanded support Oracle, Teradata, MongoDb and more.
Note that the Azure SQL Database does not currently support Polybase, though it is supported in the on-premise version
More detailed functionality on the SQL 2020 Microsoft Release Date and SQL 2020 functionality will be released later in the year.