Early technical preview of JDBC Driver 9.1.0 for SQL Server released
Published Oct 15 2020 04:46 PM 2,518 Views
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We have released a new early technical preview of the JDBC Driver for SQL Server which contains numerous additions and changes.


Precompiled binaries are available on GitHub and also on Maven Central.

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


  • Added support for already connected sockets when using custom socket factory #1420
  • Added JAVA 15 support #1434
  • Added LocalDateTime and OffsetDateTime support in CallableStatement #1393
  • Added new endpoints to the list of trusted Azure Key Vault endpoints #1445

Fixed issues

  • Fixed an issue with column ordinal mapping not being sorted when using bulk copy #1406
  • Fixed an issue with bulk copy when inserting non-unicode multibyte strings #1421
  • Fixed an issue with SQLServerBulkCSVFileRecord ignoring empty trailing columns when using setEscapeColumnDelimitersCSV() API #1438


  • Changed visibility of SQLServerBulkBatchInsertRecord to package-private #1408
  • Upgraded to the latest Azure Key Vault libraries #1413
  • Updated API version when using MSI authentication #1418
  • Updated SQLServerPreparedStatement.getMetaData() to retain exception details #1430
  • Made ADALGetAccessTokenForWindowsIntegrated thread-safe #1441

Getting the latest release

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 (choose .jre8, .jre11, or .jre15 for your required Java version).






Help us improve the JDBC Driver by taking our survey, filing issues on GitHub or contributing to the project.

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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