Early technical preview of Microsoft Drivers 4.0 for PHP for SQL Server Released!

Dear PHP Community, Over the last few months our team has been working diligently toward developing this driver and preparing for a preview release so we can gather your feedback early in our development cycle. Today, we are announcing that our Microsoft Driver 4.0 for PHP for SQL Server is ready as an early technical…

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Getting Started with PHP 5.6 and Microsoft SQL Server and Azure SQL Database

This blog will show you how to create a sample PHP server and connect it to Azure SQL Database. You will learn how to create a Microsoft Azure account, provision a logical server in the Azure management portal, create a database populated with sample data, set a firewall rule for the database, use PHP to…

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Plans for our next milestone

We have seen some increase in activity with more people downloading our driver and either reporting their successes or reporting any issues they run into – for the SQLSRV driver (sqlsrv_xxxx API) to the PDO_SQLSRV driver (PDO API). We’d like to thank you all for your effort and hope that our responses were quick enough…


Need your feedback on our new SQL Server Connectivity portal

SQL Server, as a database product, has grown over the years and there are multiple ways to connect to it. Often, the different ways to connect to the database get documented and discussed in the various technology sections, and the technology choice determines which connectivity method one is going to use. For example, if one…


A quick recap of the Jump In! Camp in Zurich

April has been an incredibly busy week for the team, so it has taken some time to blog about this camp. As they say, better late than never. As several of the attendees blogged before me, I thought that someone else would beat me to highlight the overall goal/format of the camp. But I guess…