jTDS JDBC Driver 0.9-rc1 released

Open source JDBC 3.0 Type 4 driver for Microsoft SQL Server (6.5, 7.0, 2000 and 2005) and Sybase. jTDS is the fastest JDBC driver for MS SQL Server and is a complete implementation of the JDBC specification. For more information see http://jtds.sourceforge.net/

The 0.9-rc1 release includes a large number of new features, implementing almost everything in the JDBC 3.0 specification. The driver has been re-written to provide TDS 5.0 and 8.0 support. Initial support for named pipes has also been added via the jCIFS library (http://jcifs.samba.org/). Further, the driver now works with SQL Server 2005.

New features:

o TDS 5.0 support
o TDS 8.0 support.
o Named pipes.
o SQL Server 2005 support.
o Blob and Clob memory control.
o Control over prepared statement calls with the prepareSql property.
o RFE #956800 setNull(): Not implemented

Posted by Brian Heineman 2004-08-09

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