SQL Server Versions supported with SharePoint 2016

In this article, I will explain How to

Which versions of SQL Server is supported with SharePoint 2016?

SQL Server Versions supported with SharePoint 2016


First, It’s 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 with SharePoint 2016.
  • The compatibility of SQL Server 2016 SP1 with SharePoint 2016.

So let’s answer the below questions to make it clear!


How to maintain SQL Server and SharePoint Compatibility? Continue reading “SQL Server Versions supported with SharePoint 2016”

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