Posted On: Jun 7, 2017

Microsoft SQL Server 2016 Service Pack 1 (SP1) is now available for Amazon RDS for SQL Server. With this release, features such as Partitioning, Compression and Always Encrypted, which were previously available only in the Enterprise Edition, are available across all SQL Server Editions offered in Amazon RDS.

To learn more about SQL Server 2016 SP1, visit Microsoft’s release announcement. For a full list of features supported on Amazon RDS for SQL Server, please refer to the Amazon RDS User Guide.

Amazon RDS for SQL Server makes it easy to set up, operate, and scale Microsoft SQL Server deployments in the cloud. See Amazon RDS for SQL Server Pricing for regional availability.