Always Encryped is designed to allow encrypted data to always be encrypted once it leaves the client, but still allow SQL Server to work with the data.
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- Books Online - Always Encrypted
- Always Encrypted: SQL Server 2016 includes new advances that keep data safer
- SQL Server 2016 Always Encrypted (Channel 9 video)
- 6 Things You Should Know About SQL Server 2016 Always On Encryption
- Always Encrypted Key Metadata
- Always Encrypted Key rotation
- SQL Server 2016 : Performance Impact of Always Encrypted
- Always Encrypted Performance : A Follow-Up
- Getting Started With Always Encrypted
- Exploration of SQL Server 2016 Always Encrypted – Part 1
- Exploration of SQL Server 2016 Always Encrypted – Part 2
- Exploring SQL Server 2016 Always Encrypted – Part 3 – Differences between Deterministic or Randomize Encryption
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