Released: Microsoft.Data.SqlClient 3.0 Preview 3

Microsoft.Data.SqlClient 3.0 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 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 3.0 preview includes many fixes and changes over the previous 3.0 Preview 2 release.


Please note the first item in the list of breaking changes from previous GA releases. If you use Azure Managed Identity authentication with a user-assigned identity, you