What Blackbaud products are supported with Microsoft SQL Server 2016?

SQL Server is the platform used to host and administer the databases for many Blackbaud applications. Blackbaud products are compatible with different SQL Server versions. This solution addresses compatibility of Blackbaud software with SQL Server 2016.
Microsoft released SQL Server 2016 to the general public on June 1, 2016.
Blackbaud SolutionCompatible Version/Patch
The Raiser's Edge7.96, Patch 10*
The Financial Edge7.87
The Education EdgeNot currently compatible
Blackbaud CRM / Student Information Systems4.0 SP 15, Hotfix 61. 
For more information, see How to and FAQ - SQL 2016 for Blackbaud CRM
*NOTE: Though compatible, backups must be made in SQL Server Management Studio when using SQL 2016. For more information, see Backup fails in the Blackbaud Management Console when attached to SQL 2016

For the latest information on SQL Server compatibility, refer to our System Requirements for for your product.


 SQL Server 2016

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