Microsoft JDBC Driver for SQL Server
In our continued commitment to interoperability, Microsoft provides a Java Database Connectivity (JDBC) driver for use with SQL Server, Azure SQL Database, and Azure SQL Managed Instance. The driver is available at no extra charge and provides Java database connectivity from any Java application, application server, or Java-enabled applet. This driver is a Type 4 JDBC driver that provides database connectivity through the standard JDBC application program interfaces (APIs).
The Microsoft JDBC Driver for SQL Server has been tested against major application servers such as IBM WebSphere and SAP NetWeaver.
- Step 1: Configure development environment for Java development
- Step 2: Create a database on SQL Server or Azure SQL Database for Java development
- Step 3: Proof of concept connecting to SQL using Java
- Getting Started
- Programming Guide
- Performance and Reliability
- Code Samples
- Compliance and Legal
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