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Lance Andersen

Lance is a Principal Member of Technical Staff at Oracle Corporation. He is also the JDBC specification lead as well as the Java EE technical lead for Java Partner Engineering . Prior to joining Sun in September 2000, Lance worked at Sybase as a senior manager and staff engineer within Product Support Engineering. When he is not burning the midnight oil for Sun, Lance teaches tennis. You can check out his tennis website for more info.


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Using DataDirect Spy to trace Glassfish Database operations

Posted by lancea on July 17, 2008 at 2:02 PM PDT

In the blog "Using P6Spy and the GlassFish Connection Pool to Trace Database Operations", Jagadesh shows you how to use P6Spy.

If you are using the Datadirect or the Sun OEM version of the Datadirect JDBC drivers, it is extremely easy to start tracing and logging the JDBC driver's database operations usin

Welcome MySQL!

Posted by lancea on January 16, 2008 at 12:36 AM PST

As you have probably have heard by now, MySQL is becoming the lastet member of the Sun family. Jonathan's blog discusses this exciting event in detail.

Updated list of JDBC drivers supporting JDBC 4.0

Posted by lancea on September 18, 2007 at 1:44 PM PDT

The following is the current list of available JDBC 4.0 drivers:

Using Java Web Start with the Java Persistence API

Posted by lancea on June 15, 2007 at 9:02 AM PDT


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I created a simple Java Persistence API application using Toplink Essentials which ru

More JDBC 4.0 drivers are now available

Posted by lancea on March 28, 2007 at 1:57 PM PDT

inet software has released JDBC 4.0 drivers for Microsoft SQL Server(Merlia driver) and for Oracle (Oranxo driver).

Atinav has also release a JDBC 4.0 driver for Microsoft SQL Server (aveConnect 4.0).

JDBC 4.0 and Java SE 6 have left the stable

Posted by lancea on December 11, 2006 at 9:11 AM PST

Well, we have made it. Java SE 6 and JDBC 4.0 are now final and have been released. It has been an interesting and rewarding adventure!

Java SE 6 SDK bundles Java DB which provides a JDBC 4.0 driver.

JDBC 4.0 completes the Final Approval Ballot

Posted by lancea on November 7, 2006 at 10:07 AM PST

JSR 221, JDBC 4.0, has successfully passed the Final Approval Ballot in the JCP Executive committee. I would like to thank all of the JDBC 4.0 Expert Group members for their efforts on this specification. JDBC 4.0 is being delivered as part of the Java SE 6 release.

JDBC EoD API Deferred

Posted by lancea on October 5, 2006 at 9:53 AM PDT

As you are all aware, we are in the final end game for releasing Java SE 6 in December 2006. As part of this process we
are actively testing all areas of Java SE.

JDBC 4.0 PFD is now available

Posted by lancea on July 20, 2006 at 7:12 AM PDT

The JDBC 4.0 PFD contains many clarifications to the JDBC spec including the JDBC API docs. The majority of the changes are reflected in b91 of Java SE 6, Mustang.