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From Nirmal Fernando <nirmal070...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: text of release announcement for 10.7.1.1
Date Fri, 17 Dec 2010 17:05:07 GMT
Thanks Rick for the information!
Thanks Knut for the wonderful blog post, which I shared with my contacts :).

On Fri, Dec 17, 2010 at 10:23 PM, Rick Hillegas <rick.hillegas@oracle.com>wrote:

> 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/
>>
>>
>


-- 
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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