SQL Server 2016 has been release some time ago. This new version contains a lot of new features and possibilities, but you might wonder if it’s worth the effort of updating.
The answer to that question will be most likely be ‘YES’, but you need to be careful *).
If you’d like to know what has changed, I’ll refer you to the following link:
* Before upgrading I advise you to check what the new version does to YOUR workload. With this new version that’s even more important than before. If preparations are not performed as needed, performance may suffer heavily instead of improve. These issues can be avoided though, and the performance can improve hugely. But that only works after thorough testing and the right preparations before migration.