Here are some quick facts about this driver;
Direct connection requiring just TCP / IP and there is no need for SQL Azure Client software. This mode of access implies better performance, reliability and improved deployment process. Packaging of your software lighter.
The current version supports many platforms, Windows, Linux, Mac OS X for both architectures 32bit and 64bit.
Common ODBC interfaces for Data Types and ODBC API functions are supported.
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