Release Notes for the PHP SQL Driver

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This topic discusses what was added in the each version of the Microsoft Drivers for PHP for SQL Server.

What's New in Version 4.0

Support for PHP 7.0

Full 64-bit support

What's New in Version 3.2

Support for PHP 5.6

Includes latest updates for prior PHP versions 5.5 and 5.4

Requires Microsoft ODBC Driver 11 for SQL Server

What's New in Version 3.1

Support for PHP 5.5

Requires Microsoft ODBC Driver 11 for SQL Server. Previous versions required SQL Native Client.

What's New in Version 3.0

Support for PHP 5.4. PHP 5.2 is not supported in version 3 of the Microsoft Drivers for PHP for SQL Server.

AttachDBFileName connection option is added. For more information, see Connection Options.

Support for LocalDB, which was added in SQL Server 2012. For more information, see PHP Driver for SQL Server Support for LocalDB.

AttachDBFileName connection option is added. For more information, see Connection Options.

Support for the high-availability, disaster recovery features. For more information, see PHP Driver for SQL Server Support for High Availability, Disaster Recovery.

Support for client-side cursors (caching a result set in-memory). For more information, see Cursor Types (SQLSRV Driver) and Cursor Types (PDO_SQLSRV Driver).

The PDO::ATTR_EMULATE_PREPARES attribute has been added. See PDO::prepare for more information.

What's New in Version 2.0

In version 2.0, support for the PDO_SQLSRV driver was added. For more information, see PDO_SQLSRV Driver Reference.

See Also

Overview of the PHP SQL Driver