This update enables PolyBase technology in Microsoft SQL Server 2016 and 2017. This enables connection to SSL-secured Hadoop clusters and access to Encryption Zones.

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This update is included in the following cumulative updates for SQL Server:

Cumulative Update 3 for SQL Server 2017

Cumulative Update 7 for SQL Server 2016 SP1

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Latest cumulative update for SQL Server 2016


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