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From "Lee Clemens" <>
Subject RE: MySQL + JDBC
Date Tue, 15 Dec 2009 05:34:02 GMT
Not to sound like a jerk, but have you gotten JDBC (MySQL Connector/J)
working with a MySQL 64-bit server?  Or is this specifically a Struts issue?
If so, what message/condition do you receive?

Or are you merely asking if MySQL 64-bit is compatible with ODBC [OT]?

-----Original Message-----
From: Todd Grigsby [] 
Sent: Monday, December 14, 2009 9:57 PM
To: Struts Users Mailing List
Subject: Re: MySQL + JDBC

Not that I wanted to get into a debate about the usefulness of ODBC, but 
the Java-based web services we have aren't the only things that connect 
to these databases, and going through ODBC has been, for the last 10 
years, a very nice and consistent way to connect across all our 
applications and utilities.  We have, at one time or another, supported 
all of the following:

    SQL Server
    Pervasive SQL
    MS Access (pre-Jet)

And a few others, and we have connected to these databases via ODBC all 
along the way.  Keeping the connection mechanism consistent has made 
development work in a number of languages simple.  So while I certainly 
appreciate everyone's enthusiasm for talking directly to MySQL, I have a 
legacy code base that works *REALLY* well through ODBC, and I'd like to 
stick with it.

So one more time for the folks at home: Is there anyone out there who 
has managed to get MySQL 64-bit to work via ODBC?


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