DataDirect Connectors SQL Server JDBC Driver for Quick and Powerful Data Access


Bulk data movement increases performance without increasing costs


Significantly reduces the cost and time of deploying and maintaining applications


Single JAR for JDBC creates scalability and ease of deployments




Protect data in motion with full OpenSSL through proactive patching against latest security vulnerabilities


Easily load large volumes of data without application code or additional tools that slow performance


Ensures high availability via application failover and workload balancing without changing application code


Certified DataDirect quality guarantees Microsoft SQL Server and application compatibility

Broad Coverage

Single or cross realm Kerberos and NTLM authentication are supported across all platforms, even Unix/Linux

Codeless Configuration

Optimize performance and compatibility with any application without application changes

Technical Specs

Progress DataDirect Connect for JDBC SQL Server Driver
Version 5.1.4

Database Support

  • Microsoft SQL Server 2000 and higher
  • Microsoft SQL Server 2000 Desktop Engine (MSDE 2000)
  • Microsoft SQL Server 7.0

Platform Support

  • 32- and 64-bit platforms

Software Requirements

  • Java SE 5 or 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

SQL Server JDBC Installation for Windows


Learn How to Install and Configure SQL Server JDBC Driver

In this video videos Gordon Creshaw explains how to install a Spark SQL JDBC Driver. Using similar steps you can also install the SQL Server JDBC driver for both 32 and 64 bit platforms. A single JAR file is all you need for a powerful connectivity to your SQL Server

SQL Server Integration with WebSphere using JDBC Driver


Integrate WebSphere 7.0 and SQL Server using JDBC Driver

WebSphere users are accustomed to using embedded Websphere JDBC drivers from DataDirect. You can now get the latest SQL Server JDBC drivers directly from Progress DataDirect that IBM continues to recommend in their data source configurations.

Read the Tutorial


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

WebSphere Offers SQL Server JDBC Driver


IBM Recommends DataDirect JDBC Driver to Connect to SQL Server

IBM WebSphere allows users to download our SQL Server JDBC Driver and SequeLink JDBC Drivers so that they can connect their WebSphere application server to Microsoft SQL Server.

Read the Article
SQL Server JDBC Driver Case Study - Yamaha

Case Study

Yamaha Achieved 20X Performance Increase Using SQL Server JDBC Driver

Yamaha turned to Progress DataDirect after its operationally-critical website suffered performance issues. We replaced the default Microsoft SQL Server drivers with our SQL Server JDBC drivers to improve the page load time by 10 times.

Yamaha Case Study



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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