The driver is compatible with 3rd-party data analyses tools, such as Microsoft Excel, and integrates with various IDEs and systems like Visual Studio, etc.
For the complete list of compatible tools and environments visit the Compatibility page.
ODBC driver for SQL Azure can be used with 32-bit and 64-bit applications on both x32 and x64 platforms, so there is no need to additionally configure the driver, applications or environment.
Fully Unicode Driver
With our fully Unicode driver, you can retrieve and work with any data from multi-lingual SQL Azure databases correctly, not depending on whether its charset is Latin, Cyrillic, Hebrew, Chinese, etc., in any environment localization.