Microsoft Drivers 5.9.0 for PHP for SQL Server Released

We have released Microsoft Drivers for PHP for SQL Server, version 5.9.0. This production release of the SQLSRV and PDO_SQLSRV drivers has been built with PHP 7.3, 7.4, and 8.0 and tested on all supported platforms.


Notable items about this release since the previous production release include:



Support for PHP 8.0Support for macOS Big Sur, Ubuntu 20.04, Ubuntu 20.10 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 itAzure Active Directory Service Principal authentication support, which