Happy Holidays from Microsoft JDBC Team

Dear SQL Server developers and users, Based on your input via a survey back in April 2010, various customer engagements, forums, SQL PASS conference, JDBC team has been working very hard on the next release of Microsoft JDBC driver for SQL Server. We are getting ready to bring our first community technology preview (CTP) to…

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SQL Server Customer Survey (Fall 2010)

Greetings to the SQL Server community:   Last year in October 2009, we introduced the process of interacting on a regular basis with the developers and users in the form of surveys. During the last 12 months, we completed surveys that focused on the broad SQL Connectivity components, including ODBC, ADO.NET, JDBC and PHP. These surveys provide us…

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Support Matrix for Microsoft SQL Server JDBC Driver

Dear SQL Server developers and users: In the last few weeks, I have received a number of queries on which driver version is supported with which SQL server version. I have created a support matrix describing the supported configuration. Matrix also lists the dates when we plan to end support for each driver. Driver Name…

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Announcing End of Support for SQL Server JDBC Driver 1.0, 1.1 and 1.2

Dear SQL Server developers and users: On June 25th 2011, Microsoft will end support for SQL Server JDBC Driver 1.0, 1.1 and 1.2. Microsoft will retire public and technical support, including security updates, on this date. We will discontinue the download for these three versions on December 1st, 2010 even though we continue to support…

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New SQL Connectivity Portal!!!

Based on your feedback we have created a portal page for all connectivity related information. You can find common resources and community links for all data access providers to Microsoft SQL Server. The portal will help you to navigate your data access needs in the most efficient way. Please check out the new connectivity site…

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Micorosoft SQL Server JDBC 3.0 Released!!!

Dear SQL Server developers and users:   On behalf of Microsoft SQL Server JDBC team I am very excited to announce our latest JDBC driver Microsoft SQL Server JDBC 3.0 release.   This version of the JDBC driver provides support for features introduced in SQL Server 2008, which includes date and time data types, sparse…

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Using Time and Date Data Types – Part 1 (It’s about time)

While the JDBC driver product team is busy putting the final touches on the Microsoft SQL Server JDBC Driver 3.0 release, I’d like to present some of the new functionality enabled for time and date data types introduced in SQL Server 2008.  As I started going through the features (time type, date type, datetimeoffset, historical (pre-Gregorian)…

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Microsoft SQL Server JDBC Survey – Reminder

A friendly reminder that Microsoft SQL Server JDBC survey https://www.surveymonkey.com/s/jdbc will be closing on Monday April 5th 2010. We value your opinion so don’t miss the chance for your voice to be heard!

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Microsoft SQL Server JDBC Survey

Dear SQL Server developers and users The Microsoft SQL Server JDBC team is beginning to think of future JDBC driver releases. As we review the priorities and goals for the long term, we view you and your organization as key stakeholders. Your input on our survey will help us shape our future product plans.  The…

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Discontinuing Download for the Microsoft SQL Server JDBC Driver 1.2

Given the release of the Microsoft SQL Server JDBC Driver 3.0, the Microsoft SQL Server JDBC team has discontinued the download for Microsoft SQL Server JDBC Driver 1.2.   Please let us know if you perceive any issues with your solution or customers.   Support for the JDBC 1.2 driver ended on June 25, 2011….

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