Early technical preview of JDBC Driver 8.3.0 for SQL Server released

We have released a new early technical preview of the JDBC Driver for SQL Server which adds support for Java 14 along with other changes.


Precompiled binaries are available on GitHub and also on Maven Central.

Below is a summary of the new additions, changes made, and issues fixed.

AddedAdded connection properties to specify a custom SocketFactory #1217Added support for Client Certificate Authentication #1284Added support for JAVA 14 #1290Added support for authentication to Azure Key Vault using Managed Identity #1286Fixed issuesFixed an issue with escaping curly brackets in the connection string #1251Fixed a warning when retrieving Operating System information from SQL Server on Linux when using distributed transactions #1279ChangedUpdated Gradle dependencies #1244Updated SQLServerPreparedStatement.setObject()