Updating statistics microsoft sql server 2016
Querying constructs are provided to hide this complexity from users. In SQL Server 2016 (13.x), SQL Server backup to URL using the Microsoft Azure Blob storage service now supports striped backups sets using block blobs to support a maximum backup size of 12.8 TB. In SQL Server 2016 (13.x), SQL Server backup to URL now supports using Azure snapshots to backup databases in which all database files are stored using the Microsoft Azure Blob storage service.
For more information, see File-Snapshot Backups for Database Files in Azure.
It separates data by time windows, allowing you to see database usage patterns and understand when query plan changes happened on the server.
A table can reference a maximum of 253 other tables and columns as foreign keys (outgoing references).
SQL Server 2016 (13.x) increases the limit for the number of other table and columns that can reference columns in a single table (incoming references), from 253 to 10,000.
The query store presents information by using a Management Studio dialog box, and lets you force the query to one of the selected query plans.
For more information, see Monitoring Performance By Using the Query Store.
SQL Server 2016 (13.x) now supports system-versioned temporal tables.