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MySQL Connector/Node.js 8.0.8-dmr has been released
Posted by: Piotr Obrzut
Date: September 28, 2017 07:46AM

Dear MySQL users,

MySQL Connector/Node.js is a new Node.js driver for use with the X
DevAPI. This release, v8.0.8, is the second development 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
5.7.12 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 8.0.8 (2017-09-28,
Development Milestone)

   Functionality Added or Changed

     * The following Collection methods were added:
       replaceOne(), addOrReplaceOne(), getOne(), removeOne().
       For details, see Tutorial: Working with Documents

     * Added row locking support by adding the lockExclusive()
       and lockShared() methods to the CollectionFind and
       TableSelect classes. For additional information, see
       Tutorial: Row Locking

     * Extended Authentication support, including SHA-256. For
       additional information, see Tutorial: Secure Sessions

     * Added "contains" operator support for objects and arrays.
       This allows additional types of expressions such as IN
       [x, y, z] and IN { "x": "foo", "y": "bar" }, and also
       referencing field names that map to arrays and objects,
       such as someArray IN $.field and someObject IN $.field.

   Bugs Fixed

     * Added support for the parentheses-based IN syntax, such
       as IN (x, y, z, ...), as defined in the X DevAPI. (Bug

Enjoy and thanks for the support!

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