Open sourcing the Microsoft JDBC Driver and Maven support

We are excited to announce the open sourcing of the Microsoft JDBC Driver for SQL Server! By open sourcing the driver, we hope to get quicker feedback from the community, release on a faster cadence, and develop new features based on the scenarios Java developers need to support. Please check out the¬†announcement video. Open sourcing…

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How Would You Use Table Valued Parameters (TVP)?

Many of you have asked for Table Valued Parameters (TVP) support in the Microsoft JDBC Driver for SQL Server.  We have added TVP support to our roadmap and are gathering requirements (we don’t have an availability date yet).    We would like to hear more details about how you would use TVP’s and how TVP’s…

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Microsoft JDBC Driver 4.0 for SQL Server Released!

Dear SQL Server Developer Community, I am pleased to report that the Microsoft JDBC Driver 4.0 for SQL Server is now released.  Thank you for all your great feedback on our three community technology previews (CTP).  Our 4.0 release contains some great features which I would like to highlight. Pure Java Kerberos Customers using non-Windows…

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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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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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Thank you for your feedback!!!

Dear SQL Server developers and users:   Thank you for taking the time to evaluate our Microsoft JDBC Driver 4.0 for SQL Server Community Technical Preview (CTP). We have received some great feedback and we will be making appropriate changes based on it. The Microsoft JDBC team truly appreciates all the effort and enthusiasm by…

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

Dear SQL Server developers and users: As a follow up to my last post regarding the next release of our JDBC driver called the Microsoft JDBC Driver 4.0 for SQL Server, I am very pleased to announce the availability of our first community technology preview (CTP). http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/details.aspx?FamilyID=49c554ca-41a0-472c-b728-75df5789369c This release includes: –      Type-4 Kerberos Integrated Security o  …

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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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