What's New in SQL Server Native Client

The following topics describe significant new SQL Server Native Client (version 10.0) features that were added for SQL Server 2008.

SQL Server 2008 R2 Native Client (SQL Server Native Client version 10.5) contains several improvements:

  • You can now perform a silent installation of SQL Server Native Client. See Installing SQL Server Native Client for more information.

  • bcp.exe now lets you explicitly specify the database name with the -d option. See bcp Utility for more information.