Secure communication to SQL Azure Database with SSL encryption and protect user data using column encryption.
Support for Azure Active Directory authentication using Azure AD credentials or Access Token as an input.
Cross-platform support for Unix / Linux, AIX, Solaris, Windows and HP-UX.
Support for Always On Availability Groups which is a replica-database environment that provides a high-level of data availability, protection, and recovery.
Enhance scale and reliability with connection pooling and transparent reconnections.
Significant gain in performance while uploading large data volumes using transparent bulk operations.