Early technical preview of JDBC 6.5.3 for SQL Server released
Published Mar 23 2019 05:43 PM 561 Views
First published on MSDN on Jun 04, 2018
We have a new early technical preview of the JDBC Driver for SQL Server. Precompiled binaries are available on GitHub and also on Maven Central .

Below is a summary of the new additions to the project, changes made, and issues fixed.


  • Added a removed constructor back to the Azure Key Vault Provider which supports authentication with a customized method to fetch an accessToken #675

  • Added support for JDK 10 for both Maven and Gradle #691

  • Added a resource bundle to handle junit error strings #698

Fixed Issues

  • Fixed the driver disposing user created credentials when using Kerberos Constrained Delegation #636

  • Fixed an issue with HostnameInCertificate when redirected while connected to Azure #644

  • Fixed an intermittent issue with Prepared Statement handle not found #648

  • Fixed a conflict with JDBC Compliance where the driver was returning marked columns as SS_IS_COMPUTED instead of IS_GENERATED #695

  • Fixed maven build warnings and deprecated Java API warnings #701

  • Fixed some Javadoc related warnings #702

Getting the Preview
The latest bits are available on our GitHub repository and Maven Central .

Add the JDBC preview driver to your Maven project by adding the following code to your POM file to include it as a dependency in your project.

Java 8:

Java 10:

We provide limited support while in preview. Should you run into any issues, please file an issue on our GitHub Issues page.

As always, we welcome contributions of any kind. We appreciate everyone who has taken the time to contribute to the project thus far. For feature requests, please file an issue on the GitHub Issues page to help us track and follow-up directly.

We would also appreciate if you could take this survey to help us continue to improve the JDBC Driver.

Please also check out our tutorials to get started with developing apps in your programming language of choice and SQL Server.

David Engel
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