ODBC Driver for SQL Server

Devart ODBC Driver for SQL Server provides high-performance and feature-rich connectivity solution for ODBC-based applications to access SQL Server databases from Windows, MacOS, Linux, both 32-bit and 64-bit. Full support for standard ODBC API functions and data types implemented in our driver makes interaction of your database applications with SQL Server fast, easy and extremely handy.

Native Connectivity to SQL Server

Direct Connection

Database applications based on our solution get an opportunity to establish connection to SQL Server in Direct Mode. Direct Mode gives your applications an unrivalled advantage — connection to SQL Server databases directly via TCP/IP avoiding SQL Server Client. That improves performance of your applications, their quality, reliability and especially the deployment process, since there is no need to supply additional client software together with your application.

SQL Server Compatibility

SQL Server Compatibility

Our driver is compatible with major and the latest SQL Server versions.

  • SQL Server 2016, 2014, 2012, 2008 R2, 2008, 2005 (including Express edition)
  • SQL Server 2000 (including MSDE)
  • SQL Server 7
  • SQL Server Compact 4.0, 3.5, 3.1
Bulk updates to SQL Server

Bulk Updates

Moreover, with our driver you can perform bulk updates to SQL Server database by combining SQL statements into batches, thus simplifying and speeding up large data modification to SQL Server.

ODBC Conformance

ODBC Conformance

The driver provides full support for common ODBC interface:

  • ODBC API Functions support
  • ODBC Data Types support

In addition, we provide support for Advanced Connection String parameters. Thus allowing any desktop and web applications to connect to SQL Server from various environments and platforms, that support ODBC.

RAC Server support

Advanced Data Conversion

We have implemented advanced Data Conversion mechanisms that provide bi-directional mapping between any SQL Server and ODBC data types.

3rd-party integration


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.

x64 development

Platforms Variety

ODBC driver for SQL Server 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.

x64 development

Fully Unicode Driver

With our fully Unicode driver, you can retrieve and work with any data from multi-lingual SQL Server databases correctly, not depending on whether its charset is Latin, Cyrillic, Hebrew, Chinese, etc., in any environment localization.


High Performance

Every operation with SQL Server becomes significantly faster using such capabilities of our driver as Local data caching, connection pooling, query optimization and much more.



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