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Microsoft SQL Server 2016 SP1 is now supported for use as Back End databases that will work together with Skype for Business Server 2015. 


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If you plan to upgrade the SQL Server Back End instance to SQL Server 2016 SP1, please install SQL Server 2016 SP1 and upgrade the Back End server by installing the following updates:


  • Without installing SQL Server 2016 SP1, there's a possibility of seeing a decrease in performance on the Back End server.

  • If SQL Server 2016 SP1 has to be rolled back, please run again the Back End server upgrade step after rolling back SQL Server.

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