Preview Release of the SQL Server JDBC Driver

Today we are pleased to announce the availability of a community technology preview release of the Microsoft JDBC Driver for SQL Server! Download the preview driver today here.

The JDBC Driver for SQL Server is a Java Database Connectivity (JDBC) type 4 driver that provides robust data access to Microsoft SQL Server and Microsoft Azure SQL Database.  Microsoft JDBC Driver 4.1 (Preview) for SQL Server now supports Java Development Kit (JDK) version 7.0.

The updated driver is part of SQL Server’s wider interoperability program, which includes the recent announcement of a preview driver for SQL Server compatible with PHP 5.5.

We look forward to hearing your feedback about the new driver. Let us know what you think on Microsoft Connect.