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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Next release of Microsoft JDBC Driver…

Dear SQL Server developers and users:   Happy new year to all the SQL Server® developers and users! In my last post I mentioned that the Microsoft® JDBC team is working very hard on the next release of our JDBC driver for SQL Server. We will be coming out with the community technology preview (CTP)…

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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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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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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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Microsoft SQL Server JDBC 3.0 CTP Release Announcement

Dear SQL Server developers and users: On behalf of Microsoft SQL Server JDBC team I would like thank you for the valuable feedback and support on our Microsoft SQL Server JDBC driver. In response to your feedback since last year’s release of the Microsoft SQL Server 2.0 JDBC Driver, we are excited to announce the…

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v2.0 January 2009 Community Technology Preview Released

The SQL Server JDBC team is happy to announce the release of the January 2009 community technology preview.  This beta release is feature complete, which includes, but not limited to, JDBC 4.0 SQLXML data type; National Character set; driver autoloading; new metadata methods; and enhanced tracing.  You can download the beta release at http://msdn.microsoft.com/data/jdbc. Jimmy WuSQL Server JDBC…

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