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 New Features in 12.2 JDBC driver & Universal Connection Pool (UCP)

Whether on the cloud or on-premises, developing Java applications for the Oracle Database is fast and simple. Java developers can take advantage of the new capabilities in the latest release of JDBC and UCP to design and develop a high performant, scalable, and highly available applications.

  • Java Standards: Java SE 8 and JDBC 4.2 are supported by JDBC driver (ojdbc8.jar) and Universal Connection Pool (ucp.jar)
  • Performance features: UCP redesign of thread handling using Multi-dimension Search Tree, Network compression over WAN (JDBC),  Configurable connection health check frequency (UCP)
  • Scalability features: Shared Pool for Multitenant Database (UCP), Shared Pool for Sharded database (UCP), Sharding APIs (JDBC, UCP)
  • High Availability features:  FAN and ONS are auto-enabled in UCP, FAN events support in the driver (JDBC), Application Continuity for XA Datasources, Transaction Guard for XA Datasource, and Java APIs for FAN events (JDBC)
  • Security features: Support for TLSv1.1 and TLSv1.2
  • Manageability features: UCP XML configuration file
  • Ease of use: Wider System Change Numbers (SCNs)