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From Rick Hillegas <rick.hille...@oracle.com>
Subject Re: text of release announcement for 10.7.1.1
Date Fri, 17 Dec 2010 16:53:34 GMT
Hi Nirmal,

Knut has written a nice, concise blog on 10.7.1.1. He cites some 
PlanExporter output which punches up the visual excitement of the 
release: http://blogs.sun.com/kah/entry/what_s_new_in_derby

Thanks,
-Rick

On 12/14/10 8:35 AM, Nirmal Fernando wrote:
> Hi Rick,
>
> Not sure whether there's a formal structure for writing this. If I am 
> a user who reads this release announcement I would love to
> see some screen shots of new features :). (Not sure about other new 
> features but to PlanExporter we can add a nice screen shot.)
>
> Just a thought!
>
> Thanks for your efforts on this release!!
>
> On Tue, Dec 14, 2010 at 8:48 PM, Rick Hillegas 
> <rick.hillegas@oracle.com <mailto:rick.hillegas@oracle.com>> wrote:
>
>     Here's what I have so far. Please help me improve this. I plan to
>     announce the release tomorrow (Wednesday, December 15).
>
>     Thanks,
>     -Rick
>
>     --------------------------------
>
>     The Apache Derby project is pleased to announce feature release
>     10.7.1.1.
>
>     Apache Derby is a subproject of the Apache DB project. Derby is a
>     pure Java relational database engine which conforms to the
>     ISO/ANSI SQL and JDBC standards. Derby aims to be easy for
>     developers and end-users to work with.
>
>     Derby 10.7.1.1 can be obtained from the Derby download site:
>
>     http://db.apache.org/derby/derby_downloads.html.
>
>
>     Derby 10.7.1.1 contains the following new features:
>
>        * Definer's rights - Procedures and functions can now run with
>     their creators' privileges, rather than with the current user's
>     permissions.
>        * BOOLEAN data type - Boolean is now a legal data type for
>     columns, routine arguments, and function return values.
>        * Table truncation - A new TRUNCATE TABLE command drops all
>     rows in a table quickly.
>        * Query plan browsing - A new PlanExporter tool helps
>     developers visualize query plans better.
>        * Unicode database names - Remote clients can now use database
>     names which include Unicode characters outside the ASCII codeset.
>
>     In addition, Derby 10.7.1.1 contains many bug and documentation fixes.
>
>     Please try out this new release.
>
>
>
>
> -- 
> Best Regards,
> Nirmal
>
> C.S.Nirmal J. Fernando
> Department of Computer Science & Engineering,
> Faculty of Engineering,
> University of Moratuwa,
> Sri Lanka.
>
> Blog: http://nirmalfdo.blogspot.com/
>


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