ODBC Driver 13.1 for Linux Released

Hi all, we are delighted to share the Production Ready Release of the Microsoft ODBC Driver 13.1 for Linux –  (Ubuntu, RedHat and SUSE). The new driver enables access to SQL Server, Azure SQL Database and Azure SQL DW from any C/C++ application on Linux Added BCP API Support  You can use functions through the ODBC driver…

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ODBC Driver 13.1 for Linux Preview 1 Released

Hi all, we are delighted to share the first preview release of the Microsoft ODBC Driver 13.1 for Linux –  (Ubuntu, RedHat and SUSE). The preview release adds new features, has bug fixes and enables access to SQL Server, Azure SQL Database and Azure SQL Data Warehouse from any C/C++ application on Linux.  What’s new Bulk Copy API…

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ODBC Driver 13.0 for Linux Released

Hi all, we are delighted to share the Production Ready release of the Microsoft ODBC Driver 13 for Linux –  (Ubuntu, RedHat and SUSE). The new driver enables access to SQL Server, Azure SQL Database and Azure SQL DW from any C/C++ application on Linux What’s new Native Linux Install Experience: The driver can now be installed…

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Introducing the new Microsoft ODBC Drivers for SQL Server

Today, we are happy to announce availability of new Microsoft ODBC Drivers for SQL Server on Windows and for SQL Server on Linux. Introducing the new Microsoft ODBC Drivers for SQL Server As outlined in a previouspost, Microsoft is adopting ODBC as the de-facto standard for native access to SQL Server and Windows Azure SQL…

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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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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 bringing 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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Troubleshooting SQL Azure applications with SQL Server Native Client

In the Feb. 2010 blog post, “Using SQL Server Client APIs with SQL Azure Version 1.0”, Steve Hale provided details regarding similarities and differences to watch out for when developing an application with SQL Azure.  In this post, the focus is on tips of resolving issues once the application encounters an error condition.  Please note…

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SQL Server code-named "Denali" Native Client supporting ODBC 3.8

We’re excited to announce that Denali SNAC CTP1 adds support for the ODBC 3.8 features of the Microsoft ODBC DM (Driver Manager) introduced in Windows 7 and Windows Server 2008 R2.  Please refer to http://blogs.msdn.com/b/data/archive/2009/07/06/odbc-dm-3-80-in-windows-7-and-windows-server-2008-r2.aspx for a blog posting detailing the ODBC DM changes. The ODBC 3.8 features supported in Denali SNAC are: Streamed Output ParametersSupport…

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ODBC 3.8 Enhancements in Windows 7 and Windows Server 2008 R2

So, you’ve heard about some new ODBC features that were introduced in Windows 7 beta and you wanna know more about it.  There’s a great blog posting on our sister blog site describing the features.  Please go to http://blogs.msdn.com/data/archive/2009/07/06/odbc-dm-3-80-in-windows-7-and-windows-server-2008-r2.aspx for all the goodies. Jimmy WuSQL Server Native Client Team


Welcome to the Microsoft SQL Server Native Client Team Blog

Welcome! In this blog you will find posts about Microsoft SQL Server Native Client, or SQL Native Client for short. This is the component that provides ODBC and OLE DB support for Microsoft SQL Server from SQL Server 2005 onwards. I’ll get the ball rolling with a FAQ about native data access for SQL Server…

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