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From rhille...@apache.org
Subject [ANNOUNCE] Apache Derby released
Date Wed, 15 Dec 2010 14:09:15 GMT
The Apache Derby project is pleased to announce feature release

Apache Derby is a subproject of the Apache DB project. Derby is a pure Java relational database
engine which conforms to the ISO/ANSI SQL and JDBC standards. Derby aims to be easy for developers
and end-users to work with.

Derby can be obtained from the Derby download site:


Derby contains the following new features:

    * Definer's rights - Procedures and functions can now run with their creators' privileges,
rather than with the current user's privileges.
    * BOOLEAN data type - Boolean is now a legal data type for columns, routine arguments,
and function return values.
    * Table truncation - A new TRUNCATE TABLE command drops all rows in a table quickly.
    * Query plan browsing - A new PlanExporter tool helps developers visualize query plans
    * Unicode database names - Remote clients can now use database names which include Unicode
characters outside the ASCII codeset.

In addition, Derby contains many bug and documentation fixes.

Please try out this new release.

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