Connector/J, JDBC and MySQL Versions

Q

Which Connector/J version should I used to connect to MySQL Server version 5.7?

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A

You should use the latest version of Connector/J (version 5.1.40) to connect to MySQL Server version 5.7. Connector/J version 5.1.40 supports JDBC 4.2 API in JDK 1.8.

There is a list Connector/J versions along with what version of the JDBC API it supports, and what versions of MySQL Server it works with.

Connector/J Version   JDBC API Version     MySQL Version
-------------------   ----------------     --------------
Connector/J 5.1.*     3.0, 4.0, 4.1, 4.2   4.1, 5.0 - 5.7
Connector/J 5.0.*     3.0                  4.1, 5.0
Connector/J 3.1.*     3.0                  4.1, 5.0
Connector/J 3.0.*     3.0                  3.x, 4.1

 

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