Here’s the latest WebSphere Liberty beta and WebSphere Developer Tools (WDT).
Thanks to your support for our regular beta programme, we are able to release new Liberty features every few months. Most recently, in October.
Look out for more betas over the coming months.
What’s in the WebSphere Liberty beta for November?
Extensions to Liberty JDBC features
jdbc-4.1 features are enhanced to support configurable custom initialization of new connections and validation of pooled connections. You can configure one or more
onConnect elements under a
dataSource specifying SQL commands for one-time initialization of newly established connections.
You can configure the
validationTimeout attribute of
dataSource to cause connections to be validated per the
java.sql.Connection.isValid (timeout) API before they are reused from the pool. This can help reduce the number of connection errors seen by applications.
Example that includes
What’s already in there?
The October 2016 beta included updates to the Dynamic Routing feature.
Take a look at the previous beta announcements for a full list of stuff added since the 188.8.131.52 release in June 2016: