New SSL alternatives SSL connections in previous versions of MariaDB Connector/C based on the OpenSSL library. The OpenSSL heartbleed bug, licensing problems and the lack of supporting different transport layers were the main reasons that we decided to offer SSL alternatives. In addition to OpenSSL the following SSL libraries are supported in Connector/C 3.0: GnuTLS […]
The MariaDB developers have made several releases in the past week. Rather than post about all of them separately, we decided to combine them into one post. Details for each release are available on their individual Release Notes and Changelog pages.
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The MariaDB project is pleased to announce the immediate availability of the MariaDB Java Client 1.1.3. This is a Stable (GA) release. See the Release Notes and Changelog for detailed information on this release and the About the MariaDB Java Client page in the AskMonty Knowledgebase for general information about the client.[Read more]
Back when the first version of the MariaDB Java Client was released, someone asked in the comments about the performance characteristics of the driver compared to ConnectorJ. I answered with hand-waving, saying that nobody does anything stupid, the performance of the drivers would be roughly the same, but I promised to measure it and tell the world one day. And now that day has come. The day where three MySQL JDBC drivers (ConnectorJ, MariaDB JDBC, and Drizzle JDBC) are compared against each other. Unlike the server, which gets benchmarking attention all the time, there is no standard benchmark for connectors, so I needed to improvise, while trying to keep the overhead of the server minimal. So I did something very primitive to start. I used my two favorite queries:
DO 1— this one does not retrieve a result set, and thus can be seen as a small “update”.
SELECT 1— the minimal …
The MariaDB project is pleased to announce the immediate availability of the MariaDB Java Client 1.1.2. This is a Stable (GA) release. See the Release Notes and Changelog for detailed information on this release and the About the MariaDB Java Client page in the AskMonty Knowledgebase for general information about the client.[Read more]
The MariaDB Java Client 1.1.1 has been released. You can download it here.
New functionality in this release
- Implement tcpAbortiveClose option, for “hard” socket close
- This option can be used in environments where connections are created …
The MariaDB Java Client 1.1.0 has been released. You can download it here.
This version focused on fixing all known database metadata bugs and ConnnectorJ incompatibilities. Specific fixes include:
- Consistent, compatible with ConnectorJ handling of JDBC catalogs vs schemas vs databases
- Implementation of several missing methods in DatabaseMetaData
- Better handling of statement timeouts
- OSGi-specific entries have been added to MANIFEST.MF so it can be used in OSGi environments
- Added support for dumpQueriesOnException=true in the JDBC URL
- Added support for IPv6 addresses in the connector
- Added SSL support
- and more…
See the Release Notes and …[Read more]