MySQL 5.1 and MySQL 5.1 Connector/J 5.1 have been officially released. Connector/J 5.1 adds support for JDBC 4.0. You can download Connector/J and find out additional info regarding JDBC 4.0 support here.
Check out Knut Anders Hatlen's blog on how to specify your own collator allowing you to have more control over the ordering of data in Apache Derby and Java DB.
The MySQL Connector/C++ Connector project has successfully reached its first major milestone by releasing its Alpha version.
The Connector provides a C++ implementation modeled after JDBC. This allows developers who have worked with JDBC to quickly take advantage of this Connector minimizing the learning curve.
The current release provides support for many of the methods found in the...