The Microsoft SQL Server JDBC team is proud to announce the general availability of the v1.2 RTW release.  This release continues Microsoft's commitment to the JAVA community and non-Microsoft centric programming platforms.  The driver can be found at http://msdn.microsoft.com/data/jdbc.

In this release we re-architected the communication stack resulting in significant performance and scalability improvements, as well as minimizing the driver memory footprint usage, especially with multiple active connections and resultsets.  These enhancements are most visible when the "responseBuffering=adaptive" connection property is used.  The driver now supports SQL Server SSL encryption as part of our continual commitment to security.

Jimmy Wu
Program Manager
Microsoft SQL Server Data Programmability