DataDirect Connectors SQL Server ODBC, JDBC, ADO.Net & Cloud Drivers for Unlimited Data


Standards-based data integration using ODBC, JDBC, OData or ADO.Net driver prevents vendor version lock‐in


Decrease maintenance and upgrade costs with one connector for all SQL Server versions


Install and manage SQL Server data integration with minimal components

Connect to Microsoft SQL Server via




Full support of SQL Server authentication and industry-standard NTLM and Kerberos authentication


Full platform support across Windows, Unix / Linux, HP-UX, Solaris, and AIX


Ensure high availability via application failover and workload balancing without changing application code or costly server configurations


Certified DataDirect quality guarantees both Microsoft SQL Server and application compatibility

Broad Support

One driver supports SQL Server database versions from 7 to the latest, and platforms from Windows, to UNIX / Linux, to mainframe

Migrate Seamlessly

Migrate your application to Unix / Linux, AIX or Solaris while maintaining SQL Server connectivity and Windows authentication integration


  • Microsoft SQL Server 7.0, Microsoft SQL Server 2000 and higher
  • Supports all major OS platforms including Microsoft Windows, Linux, HP-UX, AIX, Solaris and more
  • Fully supports the latest JDBC, ODBC, and ADO.Net standards
  • Support for 32-bit and 64-bit applications
  • Compatible with J2SE 5 and higher

Security Vulnerability Response Policy

Upon identification of any security vulnerability, Progress will exercise commercially reasonable efforts to address the vulnerability in accordance with the following policy:

Priority* Time Guideline Version(s)
High Risk
(CVSS 8+ or industry equivalent)
30 days Active (i.e. latest shipping version) and all Supported versions
Medium Risk
(CVSS 5-to-8 or industry equivalent)
180 days Active (i.e. latest shipping version)
Low Risk
(CVSS 0-to-5 or industry equivalent)
Next major release or best effort Active (i.e. latest shipping version)

* Priority is established based on the current version of the Common Vulnerability Scoring System (CVSS), an open industry standard for assessing the severity of computer system security vulnerabilities. For additional information on this scoring system, refer to

Learning & Support

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Top 10 Reasons You Need High-Performance Data Connectivity

Data connectivity is a critical but often overlooked component of the IT infrastructure. These components have dramatic effects on application performance, reliability and portability. Learn about the top 10 reasons why high-performance data connectivity is critical for your business.

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SQL Server Authentication for Security


We Support a Broad Range of SQL Server Authentication Methods

This blog explains the types of SQL Server authentication. Learn how DataDirect's SQL Server ODBC Driver and SQL Server JDBC Driver provide better security compared to native drivers whether it is a Windows, Unix / Linux, AIX, Solaris or any other platform .

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Solution Page

Learn What DataDirect can do for your SQL Server Shops

Progress DataDirect is the trusted name in data connectivity for Microsoft SQL Server Ecosystems. Learn how to securely bind your sql server to SaaS, Relational, NoSQL and Big Data Sources using our certified ODBC, JDBC and ADO.NET Drivers and the OData API.

SQL Server Solutions
SQL Server ODBC, JDBC, OData & ADO.Net


Data Access to SQL Server Linked Servers and BI Suite

This paper is a quick guide to help you understand how SQL Server ODBC, JDBC, ADO.NET and OData Drivers can be used to boost the capabilities of your SQL Server BI Suite. It describes each SQL Server BI Solution - SSAS, SSIS and SSRS - and which SQL Server Driver to use for optimum results. 

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SQL Server Driver Optimization


SQL Server Migration to Unix / Linux / AIX / Solaris Platform

Watch this on-demand webinar and learn how you can move to your platform but maintain SQL Server integration. When you need to integrate with SQL Server from any Unix / Linux, AIX, or Solaris platform using a standard ODBC driver or JDBC driver, Progress DataDirect is the answer. Our SQL Server driver will also let you take advantage of bulk load while allowing you to support any of the popular security standards. 

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Customer Success Stories

Improved understanding of how to serve the needs and desires of patrons with Progress® DataDirect Connect® for ODBC —for near-immediate visibility into Windows-based data stores from a UNIX-based data warehouse platform.
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Progress DataDirect Platinum drivers connect State and District systems which resulted in a 20% increase in data transfer.
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When Toyota Motor Sales introduced Progress DataDirect for ODBC to their intricate data architecture, they saved $100,000 in 24 hours. Learn more in this case study from Progress Software.
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Yamaha Motor Europe turned to Progress DataDirect Drivers after its operationally-critical website suffered performance issues.
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Microsoft SQL Server Connectors are Part of Progress Data Connectivity & Integration Solutions


DataDirect Connectors

Connect any data source to any application


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