MariaDB Connector/ODBC 3.0.1 Beta Release Notes
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
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.
SQLExecDirect calls, uses the
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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