Chapter 3 What's New in Connector/J 8.0?


Connector/J 8.0 was formerly known as Connector/J 6.0; see Changes in MySQL Connector/J 8.0.7 for an explanation of the version number change. This section describes differences between Connector/J 8.0 and Connector/J 5.1.

Here is a summary of major new features of Connector/J 8.0 (for details on the differences between the Connector/J 5.1 and 8.0 and for instructions on migrating, see Section 4.3.1, “Upgrading to MySQL Connector/J 8.0”):