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Microsoft JDBC Drivers 4.1 and 4.0 for SQL Server

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Download the Microsoft JDBC Driver 4.1or 4.0 for SQL Server, a Type 4 JDBC driver that provides database connectivity through the standard JDBC application program interfaces (APIs) available in Java Platform, Enterprise Edition 5,6 and 7.
  • Note:There are multiple files available for this download.Once you click on the "Download" button, you will be prompted to select the files you need.
    Version:

    4.1 and 4.0

    File Name:

    license40.txt

    license41.txt

    sqljdbc_4.0.2206.100_enu.exe

    sqljdbc_4.0.2206.100_enu.tar.gz

    sqljdbc_4.1.5605.100_enu.exe

    sqljdbc_4.1.5605.100_enu.tar.gz

    Date Published:

    13/12/2014

    File Size:

    15 KB

    14 KB

    4.2 MB

    2.3 MB

    2.0 MB

    1.8 MB

      In our continued commitment to interoperability, Microsoft has released the 4.1 version of the Microsoft JDBC Driver for SQL Server. The Microsoft JDBC Drivers 4.1 and 4.0 for SQL Server downloads are available to all SQL Server users at no additional charge, and provide access to Microsoft SQL Server 2014, SQL Server 2012, SQL Server 2008 R2, SQL Server 2008, SQL Server 2005, and SQL Azure from any Java application, application server, or Java-enabled applet. Microsoft JDBC Driver 4.1for SQL Server support begins with SQL Server 2008. This is a Type 4 JDBC driver that provides database connectivity through the standard JDBC application program interfaces (APIs) available in Java Platform, Enterprise Edition 5, 6, and 7.
      The Microsoft JDBC Driver 4. for SQL Server is JDBC 4.0 compliant and runs on the Java Development Kit (JDK) version 5.0, 6.0, and 7.0.

      The Microsoft JDBC Driver 4.0 for SQL Server is JDBC 4.0 compliant and runs on the Java Development Kit (JDK) version 5.0 or 6.0.

  • Supported Operating Systems:

    Linux, Unix, Windows 7, Windows 8, Windows 8.1, Windows Server 2008 R2, Windows Server 2012, Windows Vista

      • The list above is an example of some of the supported operating systems. The Microsoft JDBC Driver is designed to work on any operating system that supports the use of a Java Virtual Machine (JVM). However, only Sun Solaris, SUSE Linux, and Windows operating systems have been tested. Only Microsoft JDBC Driver 4.1for SQL Server has been tested with Windows 8.1 and 8.
        • Microsoft JDBC Driver 4.1for SQL Server supports Java Development Kits 5.0, 6.0, and 7.0
        • Microsoft JDBC Driver 4.0 for SQL Server supports Java Development Kits 5.0 and 6.0
      Supported SQL Server Versions:
      • Microsoft SQL Server 2014
      • Microsoft SQL Server 2012
      • Microsoft SQL Server 2008 R2
      • Microsoft SQL Server 2008
      • Microsoft SQL Server 2005 - only supported by version 4.0
      • Microsoft SQL Azure
    • Installation Instructions for the Microsoft Windows version of the JDBC Driver

      Note: By downloading the Microsoft JDBC Driver 4.1 or 4.0 for SQL Server, you are accepting the terms and conditions of the End-User License Agreement (EULA) for this component. Please review the End-User License Agreement (EULA) located on this page and print a copy of the EULA for your records.

      1. Download sqljdbc_<version>_<language>.exe to a temporary directory.

      2. Run sqljdbc_<version>_<language>.exe. 

      3. Enter an installation directory when prompted. We recommend that you unpack this zip file in %ProgramFiles% with the default directory: "Microsoft JDBC Driver 4.x for SQL Server".

      4. After the package unpacks, open the JDBC Help System by opening %InstallationDirectory%\Microsoft JDBC Driver 4.x for SQL Server\sqljdbc_<version>\<language>\help\default.htm. This will display the help system in your Web browser.

      Installation Instructions for the UNIX version of the JDBC Driver

      1. Download sqljdbc_<version>_<language>.tar.gz to a temporary directory.

      2. To unpack the zipped tar file, navigate to the directory where you want the driver unpacked and type gzip -d sqljdbc_<version>_<language>.tar.gz. 

      3. To unpack the tar file, move it to the directory where you want the driver installed and type tar –xf sqljdbc_<version>_<language>.tar. 

      4. After the package unpacks, open the JDBC Help System by opening %InstallationDirectory%/Microsoft JDBC Driver 4.x for SQL Server/sqljdbc_<version>/<language>/help/default.htm. This will display the help system in your default Web browser.

       

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