Available Today: Preview Release of the SQL Server [C/C++] ODBC Driver for Linux

This has been re-posted from the SQL Server Team Blog. In our continued commitment to interoperability, we are very excited to announce the availability of a preview release of the SQL Server ODBC Driver for Linux! This release will allow native developers to access Microsoft SQL Server from Linux operating systems. To assist our customers…

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Supported Java Versions – January 2012

Dear SQL Server developers and users: Thank you for your ongoing support of the Microsoft JDBC Driver for SQL Server. We have recently had some questions regarding which versions of Java are supported by the Microsoft JDBC Driver for SQL Server. We support Java 5.0 and Java 6.0 currently. We are looking forward to adding…

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Announcing Microsoft SQL Server ODBC Driver for Linux

Greetings Developer community: We heard yesterday and today at the PASS conference about the exciting new areas that we are investing in to bring the power of SQL Server to our customers.Many of our developers who rely on native connectivity to SQL Server primarily use ODBC for their connectivity needs. We have been supporting ODBC…

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Microsoft JDBC Driver 4.0 for SQL Server CTP3 is Released!!!

Dear SQL Server developers and users: Thank you for providing great feedback on our first two Community Technology Previews (CTPs) of Microsoft JDBC Driver 4.0 for SQL Server. I am very pleased to announce the availability of our third CTP. This CTP expands on our support for SQL Server AlwaysOn in Denali by adding read only…

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TVP or Bulk Copy?

SQL Server developer community thanks for all your input to date for our roadmap.  I am the new Program Manager for Microsoft JDBC Driver for SQL Server and would like input while planning our next release. In the past, we have had requests for both Table-Valued Parameters (TVP) as well as bulk copy API.  We…

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Annual SQL Connectivity Customer Survey Deadline Extended

Thank you very much for an overwhelming response on our survey. Feedback is continuing to pour in. We are extending the deadline to complete the survey to September 16th, 2011 to allow everyone to provide input. Your feedback helps us on the broad SQL Connectivity components that address major development platforms, including ODBC, ADO.NET, JDBC…

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Annual SQL Connectivity Customer Survey Deadline Extended

Thank you very much for an overwhelming response on our survey. Feedback is continuing to pour in. We are extending the deadline to complete the survey to September 16th, 2011 to allow everyone to provide input. Your feedback helps us on the broad SQL Connectivity components that address major development platforms, including ODBC, ADO.NET, JDBC…

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Checking Your SQL Azure Server Connection

This entry has been cross-posted from the Windows Azure Team Blog. As the SQL Azure July 2011 Service Release is being rolled out, we want to advise you of an important consideration for your application logic. Some customers may be programmatically checking to determine if their application is connected to SQL Azure or another edition…

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Annual SQL Connectivity Customer Survey

Greetings to the Developer community: Microsoft SQL Server team has been interacting on a regular basis with the developers and users in the form of surveys. During the last 2 years, we completed surveys that focused on the broad SQL Connectivity components that address major development platforms, including ODBC, ADO.NET, JDBC and PHP. These surveys…

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Microsoft JDBC Driver 4.0 for SQL Server CTP2 is Released!!!

Dear SQL Server developers and users: Thank you for providing great feedback on our first Community Technology Preview (CTP) of Microsoft JDBC Driver 4.0 for SQL Server. I am very pleased to announce the availability of our second CTP. This CTP includes bug fixes based on your feedback and additional features in “Denali”. This release…

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