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Hofix Release: Drivers 5.6.1 for PHP for SQL Server

We recently released a hotfix for version 5.6 of the Microsoft Drivers for PHP for SQL Server. Version 5.6.1 fixes the following issues: Issue #937 – fixed assumptions made when calculating field or column metadata which may have resulted in application termination Issue #955 – modified sqlsrv config file such that it can be compiled independently of pdo_sqlsrv Pull…


Security Update: Microsoft PHP Drivers 4.3.1 for SQL Server

We have made available updated packages for the Microsoft PHP Drivers 4.3.1 for SQL Server. The updated drivers were built using an updated compiler with flags to incorporate mitigations which help prevent attacks which take advantage of a class of vulnerabilities that are referred to as speculative execution side-channel attacks. To learn more about the vulnerabilities, go to ADV180002….


We are moving!

This blog is in the process of being migrated to one of the new consolidated SQL Server and Azure SQL Database blogs on the Microsoft TechCommunity website. Once the migration is complete, we will post the new URL along with instructions for how to navigate the new blog and update your RSS feeds. Until then,…


Drivers 5.6 for PHP for SQL Server Released

We are excited to announce the production ready release of the Microsoft Drivers 5.6 for PHP for SQL Server. The drivers enable access to SQL Server, Azure SQL Database, Azure SQL Managed Instance, and Azure SQL DW from PHP 7.1-7.3 applications on Linux, Windows and macOS. Notable items about the 5.6 release since the previous…


Microsoft Drivers 5.5.0 Preview for PHP for SQL Server Released!

Hi all, We are excited to announce a new technical preview for SQLSRV and PDO_SQLSRV drivers for PHP. The drivers now support PHP 7.3 and include some fixes and new features. Notable items about the 5.5.0-preview release: Added Added support for PHP 7.3.0 Added support for Linux Ubuntu 18.10 and mac OS Mojave Feature Request #415 -…


Microsoft Drivers 5.4.0 Preview for PHP for SQL Server Released!

Hi all, We are excited to announce a new technical preview for SQLSRV and PDO_SQLSRV drivers for PHP. The driver supports the Microsoft ODBC Driver 17.3 (Preview) for SQL Server driver and includes some fixes and new features. Notable items about the 5.4.0-preview release: Added Added support for PHP 7.3.0 RC1 Added support for Azure AD Access…


Microsoft Drivers 5.3.0 for PHP for SQL Server Released!

Hi all, We are excited to announce the production ready release for the Microsoft Drivers 5.3.0 for PHP for SQL Server. The driver enables access to SQL Server, Azure SQL Database, Azure SQL Managed Instance, and Azure SQL DW from PHP 7.0-7.2 applications on Linux, Windows and macOS. Notable items about the 5.3.0 release since 5.2.0:…


Microsoft Drivers 5.2.1 Preview for PHP for SQL Server Released!

Hi all, We are excited to announce a new technical preview for SQLSRV and PDO_SQLSRV drivers. The driver now supports basic CRUD functionalities with the Always Encrypted feature for Windows, Linux and macOS. Both drivers have been built with PHP 7.0+ and tested on all supported platforms (Windows, Ubuntu 16.04 and 17.10, RedHat 7, Debian…


Microsoft Drivers 5.2.0 for PHP for SQL Server Released!

Hi all, We are excited to announce the production ready release for the Microsoft Drivers 5.2.0 for PHP for SQL Server. The drivers now support basic select/insert/update/delete functionality with the Always Encrypted feature. The driver enables access to SQL Server, Azure SQL Database and Azure SQL DW from PHP 7.0-7.2 applications on Linux, Windows and macOS. Notable…