Microsoft Releases SQL Server ODBC Driver 13.0 for Linux
We are delighted to share the full release of the Microsoft ODBC Driver 13 for Linux – (Ubuntu, RedHat and SUSE). The new driver enables access to SQL Server, Azure SQL Database and Azure SQL DW from any C/C++ application on Linux.
- Native Linux Install Experience: The driver can now be installed with apt-get (Ubuntu), yum (RedHat/CentOS) and Zypper (SUSE). Instructions on how to do this is below.
- AlwaysOn Availability Groups (AG): The driver now supports transparent connections to AlwaysOn Availability Groups. The driver quickly discovers the current AlwaysOn topology of your server infrastructure and connects to the current active server transparently.
- TLS 1.2 support: The driver now supports TLS 1.2 connections to SQL Server.
Install the ODBC Driver for Linux on Ubuntu 15.04
Read the entire article here, ODBC Driver 13.0 for SQL Server – Linux is now released
via the fine folks at Microsoft.