Improvement: Enable PDW APS to access TRY_CONVERT() function in SQL Server 2016

Applies to: SQL Server 2016 DeveloperSQL Server 2016 EnterpriseSQL Server 2016 Enterprise Core


Assume that you use Microsoft Analytics Platform System (APS) together with Microsoft SQL Server 2016 Parallel Data Warehouse (PDW). This update enables the PDW APS to access the SQL Server TRY_CONVERT() function by adding an additional parameter to perform conversions between data types.


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