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Which version of SQL Server is supported for SharePoint 2016?
First, It’s heavily recommended to check the Hardware and software requirements for SharePoint Server 2016 before you are going to Install SharePoint 2016,
In Hardware and software requirements for SharePoint Server 2016 article, specifically in Database Server requirements section, you will note that the database server requirements is one of the following:
- The 64-bit edition of Microsoft SQL Server 2014 Service Pack 1 (SP1)
- Microsoft SQL Server 2016 RTM.
Actually, that made me puzzled to maintain the compatibility of SQL Server 2014 SP2 or SQL Server 2016 SP1 with SharePoint 2016! So