Released: Microsoft.Data.SqlClient 5.2 Preview 5

Microsoft.Data.SqlClient 5.2 Preview 5 has been released. This release contains improvements and updates to the Microsoft.Data.SqlClient data provider for SQL Server.

Our plan is to provide regular GA releases with several preview releases in between. This cadence should provide time for feedback and allow us to deliver features and fixes in a timely manner. This 5.2 preview includes fixes and changes over the previous preview release.


Added Added .NET 8 support #2230 Added explicit version for major .NET version dependencies on System.Runtime.Caching 8.0.0, System.Configuration.ConfigurationManager 8.0.0, and System.Diagnostics.DiagnosticSource 8.0.0 #2303 Added the ability to generate debugging symbols in a separate package