It's all about choice. Now, you can get SQL Server 2017's industry-leading performance and security on Windows, Linux, and Docker containers.
Your choice of language and platforms
Build modern applications using the language of your choice, on-premises and in the cloud, now on Windows, Linux and Docker containers.
Take advantage of breakthrough scalability, performance, and availability for mission-critical, intelligent applications and data warehouses.
Least vulnerable database
Protect data at rest and in motion with the least vulnerable database over the last seven years in the NIST vulnerabilities database.
Gain transformative insights for your business with real-time analytics at up to 1M predictions/second.
Note: You can compare other SQL Server features on https://www.microsoft.com/en-us/sql-server/sql-server-2017