Introducing Microsoft SQL Server 2016 Preview

Denny Cherry alerts us to a free preview of a new Microsoft Press book:

The best thing about this book, is that it is free, there isn’t even a soul sucking registration to go through.  Just click and download.  It’s available is a standard 8.5×11″ PDF (standard US Pages) as well as a smaller PDF for mobile.  If you are looking for EPUB and MOBI files you’ll need to wait a few more weeks as they are supposed to be available starting in January (don’t hold me to that, I’m just going off the MSDN post.

Denny has a chapter on SQL Server security improvements that looks particularly interesting to me.

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