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Author's profile photo Robert Waywell

SAP IQ 16.1 SP 05 is now available

SAP is pleased to announce the latest release of SAP IQ – Version 16.1 SP 05 is now available!  This latest SP includes various enhancements such as:

  • New client/connection security options
      • SAP IQ servers now support encrypted TDS connections over TLS. Previously, only unencrypted TDS connections were supported.
  • Improved performance of system stored procedures including sp_iqfile and sp_iqdbspace
      • Optimized calculation of space utilization for DB files
  • A new table level backup feature
      • With the table-level backup and restore functionality, you can now back up and restore individual tables in SAP IQ.
  • A new connection option to SAP HANA Cloud, data lake
      • A new action item named “Connect to Data Lake IQ” has been added to the Login tab of the ODBC Configuration for SAP IQ user interface, on Windows.
  • .NET Core support


More details can be found at:


The release, along with SAP HANA Cloud, data lake, further demonstrates our ongoing commitment to the SAP IQ product line and our support for both on-premise and cloud deployments.

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      Author's profile photo Roland Kramer
      Roland Kramer

      Hello Robert,

      Thanks for the Update. The Document - SAP First Guidance – SAP NLS Solution with SAP IQ 16.x is also covering the SP05 update.

      Best Regards Roland