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From Rick <ric...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: Sybase sucks... I'm just sayin
Date Sat, 06 Dec 2008 00:31:33 GMT
Ha thanks:) I didn't even read you signature:) Sorry for the
unwarranted sybase sucks comment in the email subject.

I'm curious though, why don't you guys have the jconnect driver in a
maven repository? If it's around in one, I haven't found it.
(Interesting had JConnect been in a maven repo in the first place, I
probably wouldn't have used the jtds driver. I only found the jtds
drive when setting up a new maven project and was looking for the
sybase driver. (Our current systems all use the Jconnect driver. I'm
at Nielsen and everything is still all Sybase. We have both ASE and IQ

On Fri, Dec 5, 2008 at 6:52 PM,  <Christopher.Mathrusse@sybase.com> wrote:
> Seeing as I work at Sybase I don't think it would go over very well if I
> were to use the jTDS driver rather than our own JConnect. While I have found
> a few issues with JConnect, they have been all relatively minor and are
> usually addressed rather quickly when we identify them, which only makes the
> product that much better. Other than that, if ever you plan to use XA in
> your application, jTDS will not work for you. That's why I have always used
> JConnect. The applications I am developing use XA frequently so JConnect is
> really the only option for us. (Other than the fact that we work at Sybase
> and really like and want to keep our jobs)
> Chris Mathrusse
> christopher.mathrusse@sybase.com
> Sybase, Inc
> One Sybase Drive
> Dublin, CA 94568
> (925) 236-5553
> Rick <rickcr@gmail.com>
> 12/05/2008 03:38 PM
> Please respond to
> user-java@ibatis.apache.org
> To
> user-java@ibatis.apache.org
> cc
> Subject
> Re: Sybase sucks... I'm just sayin
> On Fri, Dec 5, 2008 at 5:41 PM,  <Christopher.Mathrusse@sybase.com> wrote:
>> Sounds more like an issue with the jTDS driver and not with ASE. I've been
>> using the JConnect driver with iBatis for several years now and never
>> encountered any issues with dates.
> True. I shouldn't be blaming Sybase really.
> Do you recommend the JConnect driver over jtds? I heard the jtds
> driver was faster/better?


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