In this session you will learn about the key investment areas in SQL Server 2016 and what the so called Hero Features of SQL Server 2016 are. We will cover technologies such as In-Memory OLTP, Clustered Columnstore Index, Real-Time Operational Analytics, Advanced Analytics with R Services, Always Encrypted and Stretch Database. You will also see a real customer scenario demo showcasing how SQL Server 2016 is being used to manage the Full Lifecycle of Financial Data.