Pre-General Availability Draft: 2018-03-21
A complete list of Connector/J 8.0 connection properties are available in Setting Configuration Properties. The following are connection properties that have been changed (removed, added, have their names changed, or have their default values changed) going from Connector/5.1 to 8.0.
Properties that have been removed (do not use them during connection):
utf8OutsideBmpIncludedColumnNamePattern: MySQL 5.5 and later supports the utf8mb4 character set, which is the character set that should be used by Connector/J applications for supporting characters beyond the Basic Multilingual Plane (BMP) of Unicode Version 3.
useJvmCharsetConverters: JVM character set conversion is now used in all cases
The following date and time properties:
nullNamePatternMatchesAll(removed since release 8.0.9)
Properties that have been added:
Property that has its name changed:
Properties that have their default values changed: