Build any kind of application on top of SQL Server. Use the full feature set of SQL Server 2016 Enterprise edition to cost-effectively build, test, and demonstrate applications based on SQL Server software in a non-production environment.
Developers can now leverage for free the full capabilities of SQL Server 2016 Enterprise software for their data solution. This is another step in making SQL Server more accessible. SQL Server 2016 Developer edition is for development and testing only, and not for production environments or for use with production data.