Version 17.5 of the Microsoft ODBC Driver 17 for SQL Server has been released. Version 17.5.1 brings a few new features and a handful of fixes to the driver.
Note: Linux packages for 17.5 were briefly unavailable due an issue in the mssql-tools package but are now available (4 Feb) with an updated mssql-tools package.
For Windows installations, you can directly download the Microsoft ODBC Driver 17 for SQL Server.
Linux and macOS packages are also available. For installation details see the online instructions.
We are committed to improving quality and bringing more feature support for connecting to SQL Server Azure SQL Database Azure SQL DW, and Azure SQL Managed Instance through regular driver releases. We invite you to explore the latest the Microsoft Data Platform has to offer via a trial of Microsoft Azure SQL Database or by evaluating Microsoft SQL Server.