SQL Server Enterprise delivers comprehensive high-end datacenter capabilities for demanding database and business intelligence requirements. Learn more about the SQL Server 2016 product editions and features at www.microsoft.com/sqlserver
Operating System: Windows Server® 2012, Windows Server 2012 R2, 64-bit OS only
The SQL Server 2016 Enterprise Edition – Per Core software is for installation by customers with either existing active SQL Server Enterprise Edition processor licenses or core licenses and customers who wish to use the software on a trial basis according to Volume Licensing software installation policies.
Actual installation requirements will vary based on your system configuration and the applications and features you choose to install. Visit the SQL Server TechNet library at https://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/ms143506.aspx for detailed hardware and software installation requirements for SQL Server 2016.
Important Note: SQL Server 2016 has a critical pre-requisite for updated Visual Studio VC++ 2013 Runtime Libraries. To install or check if this update is required on your system, please see KB316398.
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