Interesting Facts Behind the Origin of SQL Server Code Names

This article will enhance your knowledge of some hidden names of SQL Server and where they came from.

This article will enhance your knowledge of some hidden names of SQL Server and where they came from.

Yukon

Yukon was the code name of SQL Server 2005 and it is the name of a territory of Canada.

You can see it's location in the world map-



Katmai

Katmai was the code name of SQL Server 2008 and it is the name of a National Park in Alaska (United States). The name of this park is called "Katmai" due to a Mountain named "Mount Katmai", where a volcano exists.

You can see it's location in the following map:



Kilimanjaro

Kilimanjaro was the code name of SQL Server 2008 R2 and it is the name of a mountain in Tanzania. it also has 3 volcanoes and it's the highest mountain of Africa.

You can see it's location in the following map:



Denali

Denali was the code name of SQL Server 2012 and it is the name of a National Park in Alaska (United States). The name of this park is called Denali due to a Mountain named "Mount Denali", that is also known as Mount McKinley.

You can see it's location in the following map:



Juneau-SQL Developer Tools

Juneau was the code name of SQL Developer Tools and it is the name of a capital city of Alaska and in terms of area, it is the second largest city in the United States.

You can see it's location in the following map: