MariaDB Connector/ODBC 3.0.1 Beta Release Notes

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MariaDB Connector/ODBC 3.1.20

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Release date: 1 Aug 2017

This is a Beta release of MariaDB Connector/ODBC 3.0.

As with any other pre-production release, caution should be taken when installing this beta release on production systems or systems with critical data.

MariaDB Connector/ODBC 3.0.1 is built on top of MariaDB Connector/C 3.0 and uses the binary prepared statement protocol.

For Parameter Arrays operations (column-wise) and for SQLBulkOperations/SQLSetPos(SQL_ADD/SQL_UPDATE) it uses the MariaDB bulk operations feature, which allows sending batches of parameter sets, instead of sending them row by row. This only works with a server version >= MariaDB 10.2.7.

For SQLExecDirect calls, uses the mariadb_stmt_execute_direct MariaDB C API command, which is faster than using mysql_stmt_prepare + mysql_stmt_execute, but only with MariaDB 10.2 server.

This release was built with SSL support. You can use SSLKEY, SSLCERT, SSLCA, SSLCAPATH, SSLCIPHER, SSLVERIFY, SSLCRL and SSLCRLPATH connection string/DSN options to configure your connection properties.

Internally, Connector/ODBC 3.0 depends much less on Connector/C internal features than previous versions, with the eventual goal of only using the open Connector/C API.


For a complete list of every change made in this release, with links to detailed information on each push, see the changelog.

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