jTDS JDBC Driver 1.2.1 released

The jTDS Project has released version 1.2.1 of the open source JDBC driver for Microsoft SQL Server and Sybase. jTDS 1.2.1 is a bugfix release, improving over the very successful jTDS 1.2. A few new features also made it into the release.

New features:
o Support for specifying the bind address
o Support for SNAPSHOT transaction isolation
o NTLMv2 authentication
o Support for specifying the disk buffer directory.

Bug fixes (partial list):
o Statement memory leak
o SQLException thrown in CallableStatement SetByte()/setDouble()/setFloat()
o Single blank space returned as empty string
o Execute batch returning incorrect counts
o Default named pipe path for Sybase
o Named pipe connections across domains
o Concurrent batch update failure
o executeQuery absorbs thread interrupt status

Make sure to check the changelog for detailed listings of the bugfixes and new features.

jTDS is the most performant JDBC driver for both Microsoft SQL Server and Sybase. It is a complete implementation of JDBC 3.0, it passes the J2EE 1.3 certification and Hibernate test suites and is the preferred SQL Server/Sybase driver for JBoss, Hibernate, Atlassian JIRA and Confluence, DbVisualizer and Compiere.

For more information on jTDS see http://jtds.sourceforge.net/

The release can be downloaded from:

Posted by Brian Heineman 2007-07-12