Microsoft Purview access policies for SQL Server 2022 

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Part of the SQL Server 2022 blog series. Overview Microsoft Purview is a family of data governance, risk, and compliance solutions that help organizations: Gain visibility into data assets across your organization. Data assets can be across data centers, multicloud, and software as a service (SaaS) data.Enable secure access to your data.Safeguard and manage sensitive…Read more

Azure Active Directory authentication for SQL Server 2022 

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Part of the SQL Server 2022 blog series. Azure Active Directory (Azure AD) authentication is now supported for SQL Server 2022 preview on-premises for Windows and Linux Operating Systems. Azure AD Authentication methods  The new functionality extends existing authentication modes, such as SQL authentication and Windows authentication, allowing users to connect to SQL Server 2022 using…Read more

Improve scalability with system page latch concurrency enhancements in SQL Server 2022 

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Over the past several SQL Server releases, Microsoft has improved the concurrency and performance of the tempdb database. In SQL Server 2022 we are addressing one of the last areas of contention by introducing concurrent global allocation map (GAM) and shared global allocation map (SGAM) updates which will give SQL Server 2022 a big improvement…Read more

Introducing the SQL Server 2022 blog series 

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Introducing a new blog post series to highlight new features and enhancements available with SQL Server 2022. SQL Server 2022, now in public preview, is our most Azure-enabled release yet, with continued innovation across performance, security, and availability. With connections to Azure Synapse, Microsoft Purview, and Azure SQL Managed Instance, it is a key offering…Read more

Announcing SQL Server 2022 public preview: Azure-enabled with continued performance and security innovation 

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Part of the SQL Server 2022 blog series. Today, we are excited to announce the public preview of SQL Server 2022. Anyone can now download SQL Server 2022 preview to try the new features in this release. SQL Server 2022 is the most Azure-enabled release of SQL Server yet, with continued innovation across performance, security, and…Read more