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From Kevin Sutter <kwsut...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: Database support
Date Thu, 14 May 2009 13:46:03 GMT
Hi David,

On Wed, May 13, 2009 at 5:10 PM, David Beer <david.m.beer@googlemail.com>wrote:

> Hi Kevin
>
> I currently use OpenJPA with the H2 database for my embeded programs,
> and will be considering MySQL for larger scale programs. I think that
> the more database vendors or suppliers we can get links with the
> better for both sides. I am happily using H2 with OpenJPA but there
> were some features I had to ask about and how to work with OenJPA.
>
> So my point is that we need a way of getting committers or users from
> both sides to help so we need a way of maybe certifying a database
> version.


It sounds like we're on the same page.  The tricky part is signing up this
help and support from these database vendors and users groups.  Maybe I
should just post to these vendor's user forums and ask for some support.
Just go phishing...  :-)

Kevin


>
>
> Jut my thoughts.
>
> David
>
> On Wed, 13 May 2009 16:36:53 -0500 Kevin Sutter
> <kwsutter@gmail.com> wrote:
>
> > Hi,
> > I'm trolling...  I'm looking for ideas on how we can better integrate
> > with the various database vendors.  Many of us committers have our
> > own "favorite" databases due to our employers' needs.  But, what
> > about the MySQL, or Postgres, or SQL Server, or pick your favorite
> > databases?  I know we have had some interest from these database
> > vendors on our users and dev forums, but I'm looking for ways to get
> > these vendors more involved.  When they produce a new version of
> > their database, it would be great to announce OpenJPA support.  And,
> > if they have new features to take advantage of, that would be even
> > better.
> >
> > Everybody's development and tests teams are limited.  I understand
> > that. But, I'm looking for ideas on how we can work together to
> > accomplish this task.  I'm going to cross post on both users and dev
> > forums to see if there any lurkers that might have some ideas.
> >
> > Just to provide a real world example...  I was just pinged about MS
> > SQL Server 2008 support.  Our OpenJPA manual only documents SQL
> > Server 2005 support.  I don't have experience with SQL Server.  So,
> > it made me think how we could improve this aspect of our OpenJPA
> > database support.
> >
> > Any thoughts?
> >
> > Kevin
>
>

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