Microsoft Drivers 5.9.0 Preview 1 for PHP for SQL Server Released

We recently released the next preview of the Microsoft Drivers for PHP for SQL Server, version 5.9.0-preview1. This preview release has been built with PHP 7.2+ and tested on all supported platforms.


Notable items about this release include:


AddedSupport for PHP 8.0 RC 1Support for Ubuntu 20.04 and Alpine 3.12Support for GB18030 locale #1115Feature Request #924 – extended PDO errorinfo to include additional odbc messages if available – pull request #1133Data Classification with rank info, which requires MS ODBC Driver 17.4.2+ and SQL Server 2019 or an Azure SQL instance that supports itRemovedDropped support for Ubuntu 19.10 and Debian 8.FixedPull Request #1127 – removal of TSRMLS macros in preparation for PHP 8 by remicolletPull