Announcing SQL Server on Linux public preview, first preview of next release of SQL Server

This post was authored by Tiffany Wissner, Senior Director of Data Platform Marketing Today, we are excited to announce the public preview of the next release of SQL Server on Linux and Windows, which brings the power of SQL Server to both Windows – and for the first time ever – Linux.  SQL Server enables… Read more

ODBC Driver 13.0 for SQL Server – Linux is now released

This post is authored by Meet Bhagdev. We are delighted to share the full 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:… Read more

Announcing SQL Server on Linux

Today, we announced our plans to bring SQL Server to Linux. This will enable SQL Server to deliver a consistent data platform across Windows Server and Linux, as well as on-premises and cloud. We are bringing the core relational database capabilities to preview today, and are targeting availability in mid-2017.  Read Scott Guthrie’s blog post… Read more

Preview the newest ODBC SQL Server Driver for Windows and Linux

We are pleased to announce the community technology preview of Microsoft ODBC Driver 13 for SQL Server on Windows and Linux, supporting Ubuntu, RedHat and SUSE distributions! The updated driver provides robust data access to Microsoft SQL Server and Microsoft Azure SQL Database via ODBC on Windows and Linux platforms. Always Encrypted for Windows and… Read more