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    Microsoft JDBC Driver 3.0 for SQL Server and SQL Azure

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    Download the SQL Server JDBC Driver 3.0, a Type 4 JDBC driver that provides database connectivity through the standard JDBC application program interfaces (APIs) available in Java Platform, Enterprise Edition 5 and above. This version of SQL Server JDBC Driver 3.0 adds support for SQL Azure.
    • 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:

      3.0

      File Name:

      license_English.rtf

      sqljdbc_3.0.1301.202_enu.exe

      sqljdbc_3.0.1301.202_enu.tar.gz

      Date Published:

      2/17/2011

      File Size:

      144 KB

      3.6 MB

      2.2 MB

        In our continued commitment to interoperability, Microsoft has released a new Java Database Connectivity (JDBC) driver. The SQL Server JDBC Driver 3.0 download is available to all SQL Server users at no additional charge, and provides access to SQL Azure, SQL Server 2008 R2, SQL Server 2008, SQL Server 2005 and SQL Server 2000 from any Java application, application server, or Java-enabled applet. 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 and above.

        This release of the JDBC Driver is JDBC 4.0 compliant and runs on the Java Development Kit (JDK) version 5.0 or later. It has been tested against major application servers including IBM WebSphere, and SAP NetWeaver.

        Note: By downloading the SQL Server JDBC Driver 3.0, 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.
    • Supported Operating System

      Linux, Unix, Windows 7, Windows Server 2008 R2, Windows Vista

        • Linux; Unix; Windows 7; Windows Server 2003; Windows server 2008 R2;Windows Vista; Windows XP
        • The list above is an example of some of the supported operating systems. The 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 XP or later operating systems have been tested.

        • Java Development Kit: 5.0 or 6.0

        • SQL Azure or SQL Server 2008 R2 or SQL Server 2008 or SQL Server 2005 or SQL Server 2000


      • Installation Instructions for the Microsoft Windows version of the JDBC Driver

        Note: By downloading the SQL Server JDBC Driver 3.0, 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 SQL Server JDBC Driver 3.0".

        4. After the package unpacks, open the JDBC Help System by opening %InstallationDirectory%\Microsoft SQL Server JDBC Driver 3.0\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 SQL Server JDBC Driver 3.0/sqljdbc_<version>/<language>/help/default.htm. This will display the help system in your default Web browser.

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