Early technical preview of JDBC 7.1.0 for SQL Server released


We have a new early technical preview of the JDBC Driver for SQL Server. Precompiled binaries are available on GitHub and also on Maven Central.

Below is a summary of the new additions to the project, changes made, and issues fixed.

Added

  • Added support for LocalDate, LocalTime and LocalDateTime to be passed as 'type' in ResultSet.getObject() #749
  • Added support to read SQL Warnings after ResultSet is read completely #785

Fixed Issues

  • Fixed Javadoc warnings and removed obselete HTML tags from Javadocs #786
  • Fixed random JUnit failures in framework tests #762

Changed

  • Improved performance of readLong() function by unrolling loop and using bitwise operators instead of additions #763
  • Removed logging logic which caused performance degradation in AE #773

Getting the Preview
The latest bits are available on our GitHub repository and Maven Central.

Add the JDBC preview driver to your Maven project by adding the following code to your POM file to include it as a dependency in your project.

Java 8:

<dependency>
    <groupId>com.microsoft.sqlserver</groupId>
    <artifactId>mssql-jdbc</artifactId>
    <version>7.1.0.jre8-preview</version>
</dependency>

Java 10:

<dependency>
    <groupId>com.microsoft.sqlserver</groupId>
    <artifactId>mssql-jdbc</artifactId>
    <version>7.1.0.jre10-preview</version>
</dependency>

We provide limited support while in preview. Should you run into any issues, please file an issue on our GitHub Issues page.

As always, we welcome contributions of any kind. We appreciate everyone who has taken the time to contribute to the project thus far. For feature requests, please file an issue on the GitHub Issues page to help us track and follow-up directly.

We would also appreciate if you could take this survey to help us continue to improve the JDBC Driver.

Please also check out our tutorials to get started with developing apps in your programming language of choice and SQL Server.

David Engel

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