Updated: Dec 24, 2021
Microsoft announced that SQL Server 2022 at the Ignite conference, bringing several significant new features that will influence many changes.
A few exciting features of SQL Server 2022 are:
Failover to Azure SQL Managed Instance
Parameter sensitive plan optimization
Seamless analytics over on-premise operational data
Database Ledger with blockchain functionality
Query store and Peer-to-Peer replica conflict resolution
Azure Synapse Link integration
Industry leading performance, availability
The following image shows the SQL Server 2022 Wheels of Power.
Currently, SQL Server 2022 is announced as a private preview. However, you can learn more about it using the following resources.