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From David Beer <david.m.b...@googlemail.com>
Subject Re: Database support
Date Thu, 14 May 2009 15:01:16 GMT
Hi Kevin

Some database vendors usually have some sort of universal contact which
might be the best way of going about it. Posting a one of message to
support forums might well be an idea that could work. 

David

On Thu, 14 May 2009 08:46:03 -0500 Kevin Sutter
<kwsutter@gmail.com> wrote:

> 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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