Introduction to SQL Server 2022

SQL Server

Learn about new major capabilities of SQL Server 2022 from cloud connected features to core engine capabilities.

Learning objectives

In this module, you'll be able to:

  • Describe the innovations introduced in SQL Server 2022
  • Determine whether SQL Server 2022 can help modernize your data estate, while reducing the cost of ownership, and accelerate the performance of your applications
  • Leverage new security capabilities in SQL Server 2022 to protect your data and use cryptographic attestations that your data hasn't been tampered with
  • Connect your data to Azure and data lakes


  • Basic working knowledge of SQL Server, including deployment, security, query processing, and high availability
  • Fundamental knowledge of the T-SQL language
  • Basic knowledge of Azure concepts, including subscriptions, resource groups, Infrastructure-as-a-Service and Platform-as-a-Service