Monday, November 10, 2014

SQL Server Driver for PHP released

SQL Server driver (SQLServer31.exe, 499KB, version 3.1.CTP) for PHP is now available as a CTP. Now PHP scripts can access Microsoft SQL Server and Microsoft Azure SQL Database.

You can download the CTP here:
http://www.microsoft.com/en-us/download/details.aspx?id=20098&WT.mc_id=Blog_SQL_Announce_DI

Details of this version:
  • This version supports PHP Version 5.5 and requires Microsoft ODBC driver 11 (or higher)
  • It supports SQL Server 2012; localDB abd AlwaysOn features
  • Buffered Queries are included
All SQL Server user can get it at no extra cost.

This widens the interoperability range.
The soon to be released JDBC driver compatible with JDK7 for SQL Server will enable applications to connect to SQL Server widening connectivity with the Java Platform.