Get the new Microsoft JDBC Driver 6.0 Preview

Today, we are pleased to announce the availability of the second community technical preview (CTP) of the Microsoft JDBC 6.0 Driver for SQL Server! This new driver now supports Table-Valued Parameters and Azure Active Directory. In addition to these new features, we have added additionally functionality for Always Encrypted. The driver also supports Internationalized Domain Names and Parameterized Queries introduced in the previous CTP release.

Read more about the full release communication here.

Downloaded the driver from the Microsoft Download Center and find more documentation on MSDN.


JDBC Driver Version JRE Versions JDBC API Version
6.0 1.5, 1.6, 1.7, 1.8 3.0, 4.0, 4.1, 4.2


Our team is continuing to work on more exciting features. Stay tuned for future announcements and follow SQL ServerAzure SQL Database, and Azure SQL DW on Twitter.

Andrea Lam (