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Servicing Update for ODBC Driver 13.1 for Linux and macOS Released

Hi all, we are delighted to share the servicing update of the Microsoft Odbc Driver 13.1 for Linux and macOS. The new driver enables access to SQL Server, Azure SQL Database and Azure SQL DW from any C/C++ application on Linux. 

Added

  • Ubuntu 14.04, 17.04, Debian Jessie and SUSE Enterprise Linux 11 SP4 support
    • Use apt-get, and zypper to install the driver
  • Azure Active Directory Authentication support (username/password) for Linux and macOS
    • Get started with Azure AD by checking out the docs here
  • Configurable driver location on Linux
    • Simply copy the whole driver install directory to the location of your choice after normal installation.

Fixed

  • Issue with Floating-point numbers formatted incorrectly in French locale
  • Issue with SQLBindParameter input/output parameters truncating prematurely
  • Implicit cursor conversion due to comments
  • Buffer overrun upon UTF-8 character conversion
  • Symbolic link creation for the RPM package

Install the ODBC Driver for Linux on Debian Jessie 8

[snippet slug=odbc-driver-debian-jessie-servicing-release lang=bsh]

Install the ODBC Driver for Linux on Ubuntu 14.04

[snippet slug=odbc-driver-14-04-13-1-servicing-release lang=bsh]

Install the ODBC Driver for Linux on Ubuntu 16.04

[snippet slug=odbc-driver-16-04-13-1-servicing-release lang=bsh]

Install the ODBC Driver for Linux on Ubuntu 16.10

[snippet slug=odbc-driver-16-10-13-1-servicing-release lang=bsh]

Install the ODBC Driver for Linux on Ubuntu 17.04

[snippet slug=odbc-driver-17-04-13-1-servicing-release lang=bsh]

Install the ODBC Driver for Linux on RedHat 6

[snippet slug=odbc-driver-rhel-6-13-1-servicing-update lang=bsh]

Install the ODBC Driver for Linux on RedHat 7

[snippet slug=odbc-driver-rhel-7-13-1-servicing-release lang=bsh]

Install the ODBC Driver for SLES 11

[snippet slug=odbc-driver-suse11-13-1-servicing-release lang=bsh]

Install the ODBC Driver for SLES 12

[snippet slug=odbc-driver-suse12-13-1-servicing-release lang=bsh]

Try our Sample

Once you install the driver that runs on a supported Linux distro, you can use this C sample to connect to SQL Server/Azure SQL DB/Azure SQL DW. To download the sample and get started, follow these steps:

[snippet slug=odbc-c-sample lang=bsh]

If you installed the driver using the manual instructions found here, you will have to manually uninstall the ODBC Driver and the unixODBC Driver Manager to use the deb/rpm packages. If you have any questions on how to manually uninstall, feel free to leave a comment below. 

Please fill bugs/questions/issues on our Issues page. We welcome contributions/questions/issues of any kind. Happy programming!

Meet Bhagdev ([email protected])

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