MariaDB Connector/J 1.8.0 Release Notes

The most recent Stable (GA) release of MariaDB Connector/J is:
MariaDB Connector/J 2.4.1

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Release date: 11 Feb 2019

MariaDB Connector/J 1.8.0 is a Stable (GA) release.

NOTE: MariaDB Connector/J 1.8.x version is the maintenance version for Java 7. Support for java 6 is dropped

For an overview of MariaDB Connector/J see the About MariaDB Connector/J page

Evolutions

Report issue from 2.3.x 2.4.x to 1.8.0:

  • [CONJ-675] permit multiple alternative authentication methods for the same user (future MariaDB 10.4 feature)
  • {CONJ-678] permit indication of truststore/keystore type (JKS/PKCS12), then not relying on java default type
  • [CONJ-378] GSSAPI: client can provide SPN
  • [CONJ-667] Support MYSQL_TYPE_JSON datatype
  • [CONJ-652] faster results buffering socket available
  • [CONJ-659] improve text performance reading date/time/timestamp resultset
  • [CONJ-670] ability to Refresh SSL certificate
  • [CONJ-642] disable the option "useBulkStmts" by default

Minor changes

  • [CONJ-628] optimization to read metadata faster
  • [CONJ-637] java.sql.Driver class implement DriverPropertyInfo[] getPropertyInfo, permitting listing options on querying tools
  • [CONJ-641] update maven test dependencies for java 10 compatibility
  • [CONJ-643] PreparedStatement::getParameterMetaData always returns VARSTRING as type resulting in downstream libraries interpreting values wrongly
  • [CONJ-623] Increase connection logging when Primary node connection fails
  • [CONJ-384] Add option permit having "affected" or "found" rows

h3. Bugfixes

  • [CONJ-646] possible NullPointerException when connection lost to database using aurora configuration with one node
  • [CONJ-672] batch using multi-send can hang when using query timeout
  • [CONJ-544] disable SSL session resumption when using SSL
  • [CONJ-589] correcting Clob.length() for utf8mb4
  • [CONJ-649] datasource connectTimeout URL parameter is not honoured
  • [CONJ-650] Correction on resultset.getObject(columnName, byte[].class) when value is NULL
  • [CONJ-665] old MySQL (<5.5.3) doesn't support utf8mb4, using utf8 on 3 bytes as connection charset by default
  • [CONJ-671] MariaDb bulk threads occupy full cpu(99%) while db connections broken
  • [CONJ-673] abording a connection while fetching a query still does read whole resultset
  • [CONJ-669] SQLSyntaxErrorException when querying on empty column name
  • [CONJ-674] make dumpQueriesOnException = false by default as per documentation
  • [CONJ-616] correction on possible NPE on getConnection when using failover configuration and master is down, not throwing a proper exception
  • [CONJ-636] Error in batch might throw a NPE and not the proper Exception
  • [CONJ-624] MariaDbPoolDataSource possible NPE on configuration getter
  • [CONJ-622] The option "connectTimeout" must take in account DriverManager.getLoginTimeout() when set
  • [CONJ-621] wrong escaping when having curly bracket in table/field name
  • [CONJ-618] Client preparestatement parsing error on escaped ' / " in query
  • [CONJ-644] small optimization when validating galera connection
  • [CONJ-625] add coverage test
  • [CONJ-654] DatabaseMetaData.getDriverName() returns connector/J with a lowercase c

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