We are excited to announce a new technical preview for SQLSRV and PDO_SQLSRV drivers. The driver now supports basic CRUD functionalities with the Always Encrypted feature for Windows, Linux and macOS. Both drivers have been built with PHP 7.0+ and tested on all supported platforms (Windows, Ubuntu 16.04 and 17.10, RedHat 7, Debian 8 and 9, Suse 12, and macOS 10.11, 10.12, and 10.13).
Notable items about 5.2.1-preview release:
Added support for Azure Key Vault for Always Encrypted for basic CRUD functionalities such that Always Encrypted feature is also available to Linux or macOS users