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From "Laura Stewart" <scotsmat...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: [ANNOUNCE] Apache Derby 10.3.1.4 released
Date Fri, 17 Aug 2007 19:34:44 GMT
Additionally in this release, all of the information in the Working
with Derby guide was merged into the Getting Started Guide.  The
Working with Derby Guide was removed in this release.

Laura

On 8/10/07, Rick Hillegas <Richard.Hillegas@sun.com> wrote:
> The Apache Derby project is pleased to announce a new feature release
> of Derby, 10.3.1.4.
>
> Apache Derby is a subproject of the Apache DB project.
> Derby is a pure Java relational database engine which conforms to the
> ANSI SQL and JDBC standards. Derby aims to be easy for developers
> and end-users to work with.
>
> Derby 10.3.1.4 can be obtained from the Derby download site:
>
> http://db.apache.org/derby/derby_downloads.html.
>
> Derby 10.3.1.4 introduces the following new capabilities:
>
> * Security
>  o Restricts shutdown, encryption, and upgrade powers to the DBA.
>  o Installs a default security manager for the Network Server.
>  o Supports SSL encryption of Network Server traffic.
>
> * SQL
>  o Supports the dropping and renaming of columns.
>  o Creates empty tables from queries.
>  o Makes some CREATE TRIGGER clauses optional.
>  o Adds ANSI TRIM capabilities.
>
> * JDBC
>  o Supports all JDBC methods on BLOBs and CLOBs.
>  o Expands embedded support for autogenerated keys.
>
> * Performance and Memory Usage
>  o Reduces CPU usage in embedded mode.
>  o Improves IN list processing.
>  o Introduces LOB locators for network clients.
>
> * Administration
>  o Supports databases with language-specific ordering of character data.
>  o Allows import/export of LOBs.
>  o Enables client-side tracing without changing the application.
>  o Supports XAResource.setTransactionTimeout.
>  o Adds system procedure support for setting a user's connection level
>     authorization.
>  o Adds a system procedure to empty the statement cache.
>  o Supports diagnostic VTIs with parameters.
>
> * Platforms and Testing
>  o Supports J2ME/CDC/Foundation 1.1.
>  o Removes support for JDK 1.3 and J2ME/CDC/Foundation 1.0.
>  o Converts many tests to JUnit's assertion-based framework.
>
>
> Regards,
> -Rick
>
>


-- 
Laura Stewart

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