Released: Microsoft.Data.SqlClient 4.0 Preview 3

Microsoft.Data.SqlClient 4.0 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 more 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 4.0 preview includes many fixes and changes over the previous 4.0 Preview 2 release.


Notable changes include:

Dropped support for .NET Core 2.1 Added GetFieldValueAsync<T> and GetFieldValue<T> support for XmlReader, TextReader, Stream #1019Read more


For the full list of changes and fixes in Microsoft.Data.SqlClient 4.0 Preview