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With the data explosion continuing across every datacenter, desktop and device, it’s no secret that the world of technology has become a very heterogeneous place. Organizations have investments across varied platforms and technology infrastructure and making the most of these investments means the ability to blend old and new to solve the right business problems at the right price. A complete rip and replace is just not an option.
In the wave of SQL Server 2012 investments, we are excited to open up the SQL Server data platform even further with expanded interoperability support through new tools which allow customers to modernize their infrastructure while maximizing existing investments, extending virtually any data anywhere.
We are pleased to introduce several tools that enable interoperability with SQL Server 2012. These tools help developers to build secure, highly available and high performance applications for SQL Server in .NET, C/C++, Java and PHP, on-premises and in the cloud. These new tools include a SQL Server ODBC Driver for Linux, backward compatibility with ADO.NET and the Microsoft JDBC Driver 4.0 and PHP Driver 3.0.
You can now take advantage of the following tools:
Check out the wealth of new Microsoft interoperability tools and resources today. Discover how Microsoft is helping make it easier for you to embrace your heterogeneous technologies and maximize your existing investments while you modernize your data platform with SQL Server. SQL Server 2012 can help you innovate around mission-critical solutions with low TCO, breakthrough insight with Big Data, and the new Hybrid IT possibilities with SQL Azure.