SQL2020 Microsoft Release Date – given past history of release the next incarnation of Microsoft SQL Server will be released in Q4 2020.
SQL 2020 Functionality
We expect SQL2020 to deliver the following key functionality or improvements to:
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.
Based on SQL2019 costs we expect SQL Server 2020 to be in the range of:
- SQL Server Enterprise Edition: $7,500 per core
- SQL Server Standard Edition: $2000 per core
- SQL Server Standard Edition Server Licensing: $1000 plus $200 per named user client access license (CAL)