This week's book giveaway is in the OCAJP 8 forum. We're giving away four copies of OCA Java SE 8 Programmer I Study Guide and have Edward Finegan & Robert Liguori on-line! See this thread for details.
Microsoft actually made a Type 4 JDBC Driver. It is totally FREE. Not a trial copy like your first response to this thread. Here is a link to the download site at Microsoft.com. I have used it. It works really well.