SQL Server 2016 Service Pack 2 Released

Recently, SQL Server team has launched service pack 2 of SQL server 2016.

Recently, SQL Server team has launched service pack 2 of SQL server 2016. The release will be coming soon for the visual studio subscription, MBS/Partner Source, and VLSC. This upgrade is available for all the users and can be downloaded from Microsoft Download Center.
  
The SQL Server 2016 Service Pack 2 has gone through multiple improvements in performance, scalability, and supportability based on customers feedback and the SQL community.
 
According to SQL Server Blog, SQL Server 2016 Service Pack, 2 includes - 
  • Performance and scale improvements for SQL Server, such as improved database backup performance on large memory machines and added backup compression support, which helps the performance of almost all databases.
  • Supportability and diagnostics enhancements, such as improved troubleshooting and additional information about statistics used during query plan optimization.
  • New improvements based on Connect feedback items filed by the SQL Server Community.
  • Some improvements originally introduced in SQL Server 2014 SP2 and SQL Server 2012 SP4.
To know more you can go through the official release note of SQL server 2016.