Microsoft SQL Server

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Microsoft SQL Server is a relational database management system developed by Microsoft. As a database server, it is a software product with the primary function of storing and retrieving data as requested by other software applications—which may run either on the same computer or on another computer across a network (including the Internet). Microsoft markets at least a dozen different editions of Microsoft SQL Server, aimed at different audiences and for workloads ranging from small single-machine applications to large Internet-facing applications with many concurrent users.

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Microsoft SQL Server
Initial releaseApril 24, 1989; 33 years ago (1989-04-24), as SQL Server 1.0
Stable release
SQL Server 2022[1]  / 16 November 2022; 2 months ago (16 November 2022)
Written inC, C++[2]
Operating systemLinux, Microsoft Windows Server, Microsoft Windows
Available inEnglish, Chinese, French, German, Italian, Japanese, Korean, Portuguese (Brazil), Russian, Spanish and Indonesian[3]
TypeRelational database management system
LicenseProprietary software