The jTDS Project has released version 1.0 of the jTDS JDBC driver for SQL Server and Sybase. After 3 1/2 years of development, 21 releases and 100K downloads, jTDS is finally considered stable enough and JDBC feature complete to grant the first official production release.

All important bugs fixed, jTDS is still the most performant JDBC driver for SQL Server and Sybase. It passes the J2EE 1.3 certification and Hibernate test suites and is the preferred SQL Server/Sybase driver for JBoss, Hibernate, Atlassian JIRA and Confluence, DbVisualizer and ComPiere.

New features:

o Single Sign On (Windows authentication using the logged user's credentials)
o SSL secure communication support
o Local named pipes (greatly improved local communication speed)
o Paged fetching for cursor based <code>ResultSet</code>s

The complete changelog is available here and the driver can be downloaded from here.