The fourth and final SQL Server 2016 Release Candidate (RC) 3 is now available for download.
Enhancements for this version are mainly bug fixes as Microsoft continues to refine the product for general availability in the coming months.
Of the release Microsoft said,”Our SQL Server Release Candidates represent important milestones in the release of SQL Server 2016, as the product is now essentially feature complete, and means that a very rich set of capabilities is now available. These include real-time operational analytics, rich visualizations on mobile devices, built-in advanced analytics, new advanced security technologies and new hybrid scenarios that allow you to securely stretch data to the cloud.”
Source: Microsoft SQL Server Blog