SQL Server 2005 JDBC driver v1.2 with localized documentation now available

Localized documentation of the SQL Server 2005 JDBC driver v1.2 is now available online on MSDN at http://msdn.microsoft.com/data/jdbc as well as offline in the driver package downloadable at the same MSDN site.  This brings the supported languages of the driver to 10. The supported languages include: Chinese (Simplified) Chinese (Traditional) English French German Italian Japanese…

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JDBC driver feature suggestions

The Microsoft SQL Server JDBC team would like to use this blog posting as an informal way to gather your feedback on what new features you like to see in our future release.  We can not promise that every suggestion will make it into a release, but it will definitely help us prioritize the features that adds the most…

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Microsoft SQL Server 2005 JDBC Driver v1.2 official release

The Microsoft SQL Server JDBC team is proud to announce the general availability of the v1.2 RTW release.  The driver can be found at http://msdn.microsoft.com/data/jdbc.  In this release we significantly reduced the driver’s memory footprint usage especially when handling large clobs and blobs on multiple active connections.  This resulted in performance and scalability improvements, through the…

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SQL Server 2005 JDBC driver v1.2 Aug CTP is LIVE

The Microsoft SQL Server JDBC team is proud to announce the availability of our v1.2 CTP2 (beta) release.  The driver is downloadable at http://msdn.microsoft.com/data/jdbc.  The direct link to the download page is http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/details.aspx?FamilyID=f914793a-6fb4-475f-9537-b8fcb776befd&DisplayLang=en In this CTP release, we added SSL encryption support to the driver on top of the Adaptive response buffering support available in…

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com.microsoft.sqlserver.jdbc.SQLServerException: This driver is not configured for integrated authentication.

On a Windows platform, when trying to connect to SQL Server using Integrated Authentication, you may see this exception:    com.microsoft.sqlserver.jdbc.SQLServerException: This driver is not configured for integrated authentication.along with the following trace message:    com.microsoft.sqlserver.jdbc.AuthenticationJNI <clinit>    WARNING: Failed to load the sqljdbc_auth.dll This generally indicates that the driver can not find the appropriate sqljdbc_auth.dll in the JVM library path.  To…

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java.lang.ClassNotFoundException: com.microsoft.jdbc.sqlserver.SQLServerDriver

If you are seeing this exception while trying to use the SQL Server 2005 JDBC driver, then you will need to update the application. The class name has changed between the SQL Server 2000 JDBC driver and the SQL Server 2005 JDBC driver.  This particular class “com.microsoft.jdbc.sqlserver.SQLServerDriver” is the class name for the SQL Server…

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SQL Server 2005 JDBC Driver v1.2 April CTP is now available

The Microsoft SQL Server JDBC team is proud to announce the availability of our v1.2 CTP (beta) release.  The driver is downloadable at http://msdn.microsoft.com/data/jdbc.  The direct link to the download page is http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/details.aspx?familyid=f914793a-6fb4-475f-9537-b8fcb776befd&displaylang=en In this release, we have greatly improved the performance and handling of large rowsets; added support for IBM Websphere; introduced a new response…

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What is adaptive response buffering and why should I use it?

Do you currently use selectMethod=cursor to work around OOM errors with very large result sets?  Do you find that the driver seems to consume quite a lot of memory for forward only read only result sets?  Does it seem like it takes a long time to return from Statement.executeQuery for simple SELECT statements that return many rows? …

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Welcome to the SQL Server JDBC blog

Unsure of what to specify in the connection URL? Having trouble configuring the driver for Integrated Authentication? Confused about some behavior with the Microsoft SQL Server JDBC driver? Then, this is the blog site for you. The SQL Server JDBC team maintains this blog.  The team is responsible for all things regarding JDBC with SQL…

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