|"MinRole Farm Topology|
|Zero Downtime Patching|
|Integrated Project Server|
|File Name Support for Special Characters|
|Override 5,000 View Threshold|
|ODF Support for Document Libraries|
|ReFS File System Support|
|Search for Sensitive Content|
|SMTP Connection Encryption|
|SharePoint Search Service Application||Indexing 100 million items||Indexing 500 million items|
|Content Database Size||200||1+ TB|
|Site Collections Per Content Database||5,000||100,000|
|File Size for Uploads||2 GB||10 GB|
|ForeFront Identity Manager Client (FIM)|
|Support for SQL Express|
|Standalone Install Mode|
|Excel Services in SharePoint|
Some of the new features of SharePoint 2016 shown in the above table are –
App LauncherIt is an extensible hybrid app launcher which allows you to get your Office 365 apps and services from SharePoint server and thus provides seamless navigation between the two.
Min RolesMinRole is a new farm topology which allows you to select the role of a server and accordingly the services will be enabled on the server.
Zero Downtime PatchingYou must have your farm set up in a Highly Available configuration to take advantage of Zero Downtime Patching where you can add, edit files and use search.
Integrated Project ServerSharePoint 2016 comes with an integrated Project Server 2016. CSOM improvement and performance bridge the gap between the object model and PSI
Modern One DriveAn updated look and functionality from Office 365 is a fantastic feature of SharePoint 2016 which will even give you the flexibility to upload file or folder from supported browsers like Google Chrome and Microsoft Edge.
ODF Support for Document LibrariesIt supports Open Document Format Files in the document library which facilitate the users to edit the files according to the program of their choice.
Durable LinksSharePoint 2016 comes packaged with intrinsic durable links which means your file links will work regardless of whatever happens to your file.
All the more, there are several new features of SharePoint2016 which makes it promising. Hybrid SharePoint site option is yet another in the row which gives your user a centralized location to find all your sites. So, just don’t live in the past and enjoy the diverse features of evolving SharePoint by upgrading it to 2016.