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Microsoft JDBC Drivers 6.0 (Preview), 4.2, 4.1, and 4.0 for SQL Server

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Download the Microsoft JDBC Driver 6.0 (Preview), 4.2, 4.1, or 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, 7, and 8.
  • 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.
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    Multiple

    File Name:

    license40.txt

    license41.txt

    license42.txt

    license60.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

    sqljdbc_4.2.6420.100_enu.exe

    sqljdbc_4.2.6420.100_enu.tar.gz

    sqljdbc_6.0.7130.100_enu.exe

    sqljdbc_6.0.7130.100_enu.tar.gz

    Date Published:

    01/04/2016

    File Size:

    15 KB

    9 KB

    9 KB

    9 KB

    4.2 MB

    2.3 MB

    2.0 MB

    1.8 MB

    2.7 MB

    2.5 MB

    3.0 MB

    2.8 MB

      In our continued commitment to interoperability, Microsoft has released the 6.0 (Preview) version of the Microsoft JDBC Driver for SQL Server.

      The Microsoft JDBC Drivers 6.0 (Preview), 4.2, 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 2016 (Preview), 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 Drivers 6.0 (Preview), 4.2, and 4.1 for 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, 7, and 8.

      The Microsoft JDBC Drivers 6.0 (Preview), and 4.2 for SQL Server are JDBC 4.2 compliant and run on the Java Development Kit (JDK) version 5.0, 6.0, 7.0, and 8.0.

      The Microsoft JDBC Driver 4.1 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 10 , 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 Drivers 6.0 (Preview), 4.2, and 4.1 for SQL Server have been tested with Windows 10, Windows 8.1, and 8.
        • Microsoft JDBC Driver 6.0 (Preview), and 4.2 for SQL Server supports Java Development Kits 5.0, 6.0, 7.0, and 8.0
        • Microsoft JDBC Driver 4.1 for 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 2016 CTP
      • 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
      • Azure SQL Database
      • Azure SQL Data Warehouse or Parallel Data Warehouse
    • Installation Instructions for the Microsoft Windows version of the JDBC Driver

      Note: By downloading the Microsoft JDBC Driver 6.0 (Preview), 4.2, 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 x.x for SQL Server".

      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. 

       

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