SQL Server 2022 you are welcome!

Sergio Govoni
2 min readNov 20, 2022

SQL Server 2022 is finally available in RTM version! The announcement was done this week during PASS Data Community Summit 2022 in Seattle.

PASS Data Community Summit 2022

The new features of this amazing version of SQL Server certainly cannot be condensed into a single blog post. However, if you want to have an overview of the most important news, you can read these articles:

The releases of the previous community technology preview (CTP) and release candidate (RC) were accompanied by webinars dedicated to the most important features, here are the links:

Other very useful links:

Tools for SQL Server 2022:

SQL Server 2022 download is available from the SQL Server Evaluation Center.

The RTM version of SQL Server 2022 is also available in Microsoft Azure virtual machines!

Have fun and don’t forget that the Developer Edition is free!




Sergio Govoni

CTO at Centro Software, Microsoft Data Platform MVP