Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 463665
[LTC 6.0 FEAT] 201472:Web 2.0 - Inclusion of package mysql-connector-java
Last modified: 2009-07-09 10:40:21 EDT
Emily J. Ratliff <firstname.lastname@example.org> - 2008-09-16 18:13 EDT
1. Feature Overview:
Feature Id: 
a. Name of Feature: Web 2.0 - Inclusion of package mysql-connector-java
b. Feature Description
The success of Web 2.0 is based on the availability of run-time components and applications which
make use of them. One of these components is the latest stable release of mysql-connector-java which
needs to be included.
2. Feature Details:
Arch Specificity: Purely Common Code
Delivery Mechanism: Request Red Hat development assistance
Request Type: Package - New
d. Upstream Acceptance: No Code Required
Sponsor Priority 1
f. Severity: High
IBM Confidential: no
Code Contribution: no
g. Component Version Target: n/a
3. Business Case
The Web 2.0 has reached almost every IT company. The success of Web 2.0 is based on the availability
of run-time components and applications which make use of them. To continue on this success of Web
2.0, new components are required to get included and available components need to be updated in the
enterprise releases of Linux distributions. This will enable customers to make their experiences on
deploying and testing their Web 2.0 applications.
4. Primary contact at Red Hat:
5. Primary contacts at Partner:
Project Management Contact:
Hans-Georg Markgraf, email@example.com, Boeblingen 49-7031-16-3978
Gonzalo Muelas Serrano, firstname.lastname@example.org
Thomas Schwarz, email@example.com
Switching Severity from Urgent to High. Urgent should be reserved for problems that need to be fixed asynch.
Package from upstream, no code to attach to feature BZ
------- Comment From firstname.lastname@example.org 2009-05-29 04:21 EDT-------
Add additional comments from eSDT mtg
Native Java driver that converts JDBC (Java Database Connectivity) calls into the network protocol used by the MySQL database. It lets developers working with the Java programming language easily build programs and applets that interact with MySQL and connect all corporate data, even in a heterogeneous environment. MySQL Connector/J is a Type IV JDBC driver and has a complete JDBC feature set that supports the capabilities of MySQL.
Product Management has reviewed and declined this request. You may appeal this
decision by reopening this request.