Upcoming updates to SQL Server container images on Microsoft Artifact Registry aka (MCR)

As you may be aware, SQL Server container images are published and available on the Microsoft Artifact Registry (aka MCR or Microsoft Container Registry). To know more, please see Overview of SQL Server on Linux - SQL Server | Microsoft Docs. When you look at the complete tag listing for both RHEL-based and Ubuntu-based container images, you'll notice that SQL Server container images are published for all supported distributions...

ODBC Driver 17.10 for SQL Server Released

Version 17.10 of the Microsoft ODBC Driver 17 for SQL Server has been released. Version 17.10 brings a few changes and several fixes to the driver.   Changes Support for Ubuntu 22.04 Support for Red Hat 9 TrustedConnection_UseAAD option - Now only Windows integrated authentication is enabled when specifying Trusted_Connection=yes. Use the TrustedConnection_UseAAD option to enable the previous behavior of using either Windows or...

Released: SCOM Management Packs for SQL Server, RS, AS (7.0.38.0)

Updates to SQL Server, Reporting Services, and Analysis Services Management Packs are available (7.0.38.0). You can download the MPs from the links below. Majority of the changes are based on your direct feedback. Thank you. These management packs can be used to monitor the public preview of SQL Server 2022.   Download Microsoft System Center Management Pack for SQL Server from Official Microsoft Download Cen... Download Microsoft...

Early technical preview of JDBC Driver 11.1.2 for SQL Server released

We have released a new early technical preview of the JDBC Driver for SQL Server which contains several additions and changes.   Precompiled binaries are available on GitHub and also on Maven Central.   Below is a summary of the changes in 11.1.2 over version 11.1.1.   Added Added support for caching managed identity tokens 1825 Added support for caching Always Encrypted parameter metadata 1845 Changed Switched from strings...

Released: Microsoft.Data.SqlClient 5.0 Preview 3

Microsoft.Data.SqlClient 5.0 Preview 3 has been released. This release contains improvements and updates to the Microsoft.Data.SqlClient data provider for SQL Server. Our plan is to provide GA releases twice a year with two or three preview releases in between. This cadence should provide time for feedback and allow us to deliver features and fixes in a timely manner. This third 5.0 preview includes fixes and changes over the previous...

Security Update for SQL Server 2019 RTM CU16

The Security Update for SQL Server 2019 RTM CU16 is now available for download at the Microsoft Download Center and Microsoft Update Catalog sites. This package cumulatively includes all previous SQL Server 2019 fixes through CU16, plus it includes a new security fix for SQL Server Engine.   Security Bulletin: https://msrc.microsoft.com/update-guide/vulnerability/CVE-2022-29143  Security Update of SQL Server 2019 RTM CU16 KB...

Security Update for SQL Server 2019 RTM GDR

The Security Update for SQL Server 2019 RTM GDR is now available for download at the Microsoft Download Center and Microsoft Update Catalog sites. This package cumulatively includes all previous security fixes for SQL Server 2019 RTM, plus it includes a new security fix for SQL Server Engine.   Security Bulletin: https://msrc.microsoft.com/update-guide/vulnerability/CVE-2022-29143  Security Update of SQL Server 2019 RTM GDR KB...

Security Update for SQL Server 2016 SP3 Azure Connect Feature Pack GDR

The Security Update for SQL Server 2016 SP3 Azure Connect Feature Pack GDR is now available for download at the Microsoft Download Center and Microsoft Update Catalog sites. This package cumulatively includes a new security fix for SQL Server Engine.   Security Bulletin: https://msrc.microsoft.com/update-guide/vulnerability/CVE-2022-29143  Security Update of SQL Server 2016 SP3 Azure Connect Feature Pack GDR KB...

Security Update for SQL Server 2016 SP2 GDR

The Security Update for SQL Server 2016 SP2 GDR is now available for download at the Microsoft Download Center and Microsoft Update Catalog sites. This package cumulatively includes all previous security fixes for SQL Server 2016 SP2, plus it includes a new security fix for SQL Server Engine.   Security Bulletin: https://msrc.microsoft.com/update-guide/vulnerability/CVE-2022-29143  Security Update of SQL Server 2016 SP2 GDR KB...

Security Update for SQL Server 2014 SP3 GDR

The Security Update for SQL Server 2014 SP3 GDR is now available for download at the Microsoft Download Center and Microsoft Update Catalog sites. This package cumulatively includes all previous security fixes for SQL Server 2014 SP3, plus it includes a new security fix for SQL Server Engine.   Security Bulletin: https://msrc.microsoft.com/update-guide/vulnerability/CVE-2022-29143  Security Update of SQL Server 2014 SP3 GDR KB...