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Amazon RDS Adds Support for SQL Server 2017 and SQL Server 2016 SP1 CU5

Amazon has now announced added support for running SQL Server 2017 and SQL Server 2016 SP1 CU5 instances for its Amazon RDS service.

Amazon RDS for SQL Server now supports Microsoft SQL Server 2017 and SQL Server 2016 SP1 CU5 for Express, Web, Standard and Enterprise Editions on the Windows Operating Systems. You can now leverage SQL Server 2017 features such as GraphDB, Automatic Plan Correction, and Resumable Index Rebuilds on your Amazon RDS SQL Server Instances.

Amazon RDS for SQL Server 2017 and 2016 SP1 CU5 can be deployed using the licenses you currently own, with the ‘Bring Your Own License’ option or by paying for licenses by the hour with the ‘License Included’ option.

Amazon Relational Database Service (Amazon RDS) is a web service that makes it easier to set up, operate, and scale a relational database in the cloud. It provides cost-efficient, resizable capacity for an industry-standard relational database and manages common database administration tasks.


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