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MySQL Connector/J 8.0 Developer Guide

Abstract

This manual describes how to install, configure, and develop database applications using MySQL Connector/J 8.0, a JDBC and X DevAPI driver for communicating with MySQL servers.

MySQL Connector/J 8.0 is highly recommended for use with MySQL Server 8.0, 5.7, and 5.6. Please upgrade to MySQL Connector/J 8.0.

For notes detailing the changes in each release of Connector/J 8.0, see MySQL Connector/J 8.0 Release Notes.

For legal information, including licensing information, see the Preface and Legal Notices.

For help with using MySQL, please visit the MySQL Forums, where you can discuss your issues with other MySQL users.

Document generated on: 2020-03-17 (revision: 65332)

Table of Contents

Preface and Legal Notices
1 Overview of MySQL Connector/J
2 Connector/J Versions, and the MySQL and Java Versions They Require
3 What's New in Connector/J 8.0?
4 Connector/J Installation
4.1 Installing Connector/J from a Binary Distribution
4.2 Installing Connector/J Using Maven
4.3 Installing from Source
4.4 Upgrading from an Older Version
4.4.1 Upgrading to MySQL Connector/J 8.0
4.5 Testing Connector/J
5 Connector/J Examples
6 Connector/J Reference
6.1 Driver/Datasource Class Name
6.2 Connection URL Syntax
6.3 Configuration Properties
6.4 JDBC API Implementation Notes
6.5 Java, JDBC, and MySQL Types
6.6 Using Character Sets and Unicode
6.7 Connecting Securely Using SSL
6.8 Connecting Using Unix Domain Sockets
6.9 Connecting Using Named Pipes
6.10 Connecting Using PAM Authentication
6.11 Using Master/Slave Replication with ReplicationConnection
6.12 Support for DNS SRV Records
6.13 Mapping MySQL Error Numbers to JDBC SQLState Codes
7 JDBC Concepts
7.1 Connecting to MySQL Using the JDBC DriverManager Interface
7.2 Using JDBC Statement Objects to Execute SQL
7.3 Using JDBC CallableStatements to Execute Stored Procedures
7.4 Retrieving AUTO_INCREMENT Column Values through JDBC
8 Connection Pooling with Connector/J
9 Multi-Host Connections
9.1 Configuring Server Failover for Connections Using JDBC
9.2 Configuring Server Failover for Connections Using X DevAPI
9.3 Configuring Load Balancing with Connector/J
9.4 Configuring Master/Slave Replication with Connector/J
9.5 Advanced Load-balancing and Failover Configuration
10 Using the Connector/J Interceptor Classes
11 Using Logging Frameworks with SLF4J
12 Using Connector/J with Tomcat
13 Using Connector/J with JBoss
14 Using Connector/J with Spring
14.1 Using JdbcTemplate
14.2 Transactional JDBC Access
14.3 Connection Pooling with Spring
15 Troubleshooting Connector/J Applications
16 Known Issues and Limitations
17 Connector/J Support
17.1 Connector/J Community Support
17.2 How to Report Connector/J Bugs or Problems
Index