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 name Code name Internal database version
Old version, no longer supported: 1.0 (OS/2) 1989 SQL Server 1.0 (16-bit) Filipi -
Old version, no longer supported: 1.1 (OS/2) 1990 SQL Server 1.1 (16-bit) Pietro -
Old version, no longer supported: 4.2A (OS/2) 1992 SQL Server 4.2A (16-bit) - -
Old version, no longer supported: 4.2B (OS/2) 1993 SQL Server 4.2B (16-bit) - -
Old version, no longer supported: 4.21a (WinNT) 1993 SQL Server 4.21a SQLNT -
Old version, no longer supported: 6.0 1995 SQL Server 6.0 SQL95 406
Old version, no longer supported: 6.5 1996 SQL Server 6.5 Hydra 408
Old version, no longer supported: 7.0 1998 SQL Server 7.0 Sphinx 515
Old version, no longer supported: - 1999 SQL Server 7.0 OLAP Tools Plato -
Old version, no longer supported: 8.0 2000 SQL Server 2000 Shiloh 539
Old version, no longer supported: 8.0 2003 SQL Server 2000 64-bit Edition Liberty 539
Old version, no longer supported: 9.0 2005 SQL Server 2005 Yukon 611/612
Older version, yet still supported: 10.0 2008 SQL Server 2008 Katmai 655
Old version, no longer supported: 10.25 2010 Azure SQL database (initial release) Cloud database or CloudDB  
Older version, yet still supported: 10.50 2010 SQL Server 2008 R2 Kilimanjaro (aka KJ) 661
Older version, yet still supported: 11.0 2012 SQL Server 2012 Denali 706
Older version, yet still supported: 12.0 2014 SQL Server 2014 SQL14 782
Older version, yet still supported: 13.0 2016 SQL Server 2016 SQL16 852
Current stable version: 14.0 2017 SQL Server 2017 Helsinki 869
Current stable version: Not yet released 2019 SQL Server 2019 CTP Seattle 895
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Older version, still supported
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source: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/History_of_Microsoft_SQL_Server

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