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From:Hery Ramilison Date:January 21 2019 1:00pm
Subject:MySQL Connector/Node.js 8.0.14 has been released
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Dear MySQL users,

MySQL Connector/Node.js is a new Node.js driver for use with the X
DevAPI. This release, v8.0.14, is a maintenance release of the
MySQL Connector/Node.js 8.0 series.

The X DevAPI enables application developers to write code that combines
the strengths of the relational and document models using a modern,
NoSQL-like syntax that does not assume previous experience writing
traditional SQL.

MySQL Connector/Node.js can be downloaded through npm (see for details) or from

To learn more about how to write applications using the X DevAPI, see For more information
about how the X DevAPI is implemented in MySQL Connector/Node.js, and
its usage, see

Please note that the X DevAPI requires at least MySQL Server version
8.0 or higher with the X Plugin enabled. For general documentation
about how to get started using MySQL as a document store, see

Changes in MySQL Connector/Node.js 8.0.14 (2019-01-21, General Availability)

Functionality Added or Changed

      * Removed deprecation notices from the count() methods.

      * Setting the default schema via the connection now sets
        the default schema on the server; meaning, subsequent
        queries executed using session.sql() do not need to
        specify the schema.

Bugs Fixed

      * Setting the default schema with the connection URI using
        a schema name that contained special characters (that
        would need to be percent-encoded) would result in the
        percent-encoded name being used instead of the original
        one (e.g. "%25%26%5E*%5E_" instead of "%&^*^_"). (Bug

      * An error is once again thrown if sslOption's 'ca' is
        different than the certificate authority used to sign the
        server certificate, or if the server certificate has been
        revoked. (Bug #28977649)

      * Attempting to use false-like values such as 0, false,
        null, and undefined would emit errors when updating or
        inserting documents in a collection or rows in a table.
        Additionally, now boolean values become numeric values
        (true=1, false=0) while null and undefined are converted
        to MySQL's NULL type. (Bug #28970727, Bug #93315)

      * Collection.existsInDatabase() always returned true if any
        other collection existed in the database. (Bug #28745240)

      * Configuring a default schema from the connection string
        would create the schema if it did not exist. Now, an
        "Unknown database" error is thrown instead.

      * An unexpected notice could result in an unexpected halt
        of the client.

On Behalf of Oracle/MySQL Release Engineering Team,
Hery Ramilison
MySQL Connector/Node.js 8.0.14 has been releasedHery Ramilison21 Jan