The most recent Stable (GA) release of MariaDB Connector/J is:
MariaDB Connector/J 2.1.0

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Release date: 20 Mar 2017

MariaDB Connector/J 1.5.9 is a Stable (GA) release.

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

Notable Changes

This version is a bug-fix release.


  • CONJ-423 : Permit having the MySQL driver and MariaDB driver in the same classpath
  • CONJ-431 : multi-values queries return only one generated key
  • CONJ-437 : ResultSet.getString on field with ZEROFILL doesn't have the '0' leading char when using binary protocol
  • CONJ-435 : avoid "All pipe instances are busy" exception on multiple connections to the same named pipe
  • CONJ-446 : ResultSet first() throws an exception for scroll type if TYPE_FORWARD_ONLY, only when streaming
  • CONJ-440 : handle very big blob (1Gb)
  • CONJ-434 : 1.5.8 regression : ResultSet returns duplicate entries when using fetchsize
  • CONJ-429 : ResultSet.getDouble/getFloat may throw a NumberFormatException
  • CONJ-438 : using option rewriteBatchedStatements permits rewrite when a query has a column/table that contains the 'select' keyword

Password encoding.

CONJ-212 : Implement password encoding charset option to permit connecting using a password created with a connection that had a different charset

passwordCharacterEncodingIndicate password encoding charset. Charset value must be a Java charset.
Example : "UTF-8"
Default: null (= platform's default charset) .
Since 1.5.9

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