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From Kim Haase <Camilla.Ha...@Sun.COM>
Subject Re: When and why use DB2UDB jdbc driver instead of the Derby ClientDriver to access a DERBY NETWORK SERVER?
Date Mon, 04 Aug 2008 15:34:22 GMT
Kathey Marsden wrote:
> Alan Burlison wrote:
>>
>> Related question:  If you want to connect to a Derby instance using 
>> something other than Java (C, Python Perl etc), what's the recommended 
>> mechanism?  Google suggests the DB2 driver, but most of the articles 
>> and howto's are several years old, and date back to the Cloudscape days.
>>
> Hi Alan,
> 
> IBM no longer provides support for the DB2 driver with Derby  and is not 
> testing it with new releases. It would be great to see an open source 
> initiative for an ODBC driver for Derby.  Although this is often 
> requested, I don't think we have a Jira entry for it yet.  Perhaps you 
> could open one.

There are a couple of topics on the DB2 driver in the Derby 
Administration Guide. Should these be removed, do you think? If so, I 
could file a JIRA issue for this. Possibly we should just add a note 
about the lack of support?

Thanks,
Kim Haase

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