Microsoft Drivers 4.0 for PHP Linux for SQL Server Released!

Dear PHP Community, We are pleased to announce the release of the Microsoft PHP Linux Driver 4.0 for SQL Server! The new driver enables access to SQL Server 2008+, Azure SQL Database and Azure SQL DW from any PHP 7 application on Linux. Going forward, we will continue to fix bugs and ship regular updates to…

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Early technical preview of Microsoft Drivers 4.0.7 for PHP on Linux for SQL Server Released!

Dear PHP Community, We are excited to announce that PECL packages for Linux SQLSRV and PDO_SQLSRV drivers (4.0.7) are available. You can also find pre-compiled binaries (4.0.7) with PHP 7.0.13 for Ubuntu 15.04, Ubuntu 16.04, and RedHat 7 here. Here is a summary of the bug fixes and improvements: Fixed string truncation error when inserting long…

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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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Microsoft Drivers 3.0 for PHP for SQL Server Released to Web!

Dear SQL Server Developer Community, We wanted to extend a massive ‘thank you’ to the community in providing feedback for our release of our Customer Technology Preview back in September, and we’ve been working hard to incorporate the feedback you have provided us. You will find that we’ve fixed many issues you reported, and we…


Using SQL Azure to Store PHP Session Data

This entry is a re-post of Brian Swan’s entry on The Silver Lining blog. In my last post, I looked at the session handling functionality that is built into the Windows Azure SDK for PHP, which uses Azure Tables or Azure Blobs for storing session data. As I wrote that post, I wondered how easy…

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Drupal 7 and SQL Server – our PDO journey

Drupal 7 completed a 3-year journey earlier this year by exiting beta stages and declaring itself ready for prime time. Our team (the SQL Server Drivers for PHP team) was fortunate to be part of that journey by working closely with the Drupal community to add SQL Server support to this release. We learned a…


All about the SQL Server JumpIn! camp

The SQL Server JumpIn! Camp, was scheduled from Nov 16th thru 19th at an excellent facility not too far from Microsoft’s main campus with the purpose of bringing key PHP developers and SQL Server engineers together with the goal of supporting SQL Server and SQL Azure, with the last day reserved for Windows Azure and…


Our survey is about to close

Have you responded to our survey yet? If you already have, then we thank you for taking the effort and appreciate the feedback. The survey will automatically close on Monday August 16th @ 5:00 PM Seattle time, so if you haven’t started it (or haven’t completed it) yet, there’s still time to complete it so…