The Oracle JDBC drivers of the 18.104.22.168 release are now available on Maven Central. See the Developers Guide for Oracle JDBC on Maven Central for the details on how to pull the artifacts. In general we recommend to always use the latest driver bits as these include the fixes for known issues.
We've fixed an issues introduced in the 22.214.171.124 BOM; more specifically, we missed adding
In my previous blog post, I've indeed mentioned that the support for GraalVM Native Image is coming soon. The JDBC driver from the Oracle database 21c release has it and we will be posting the bits very soon (already available with the Cloud-only release of Oracle Database 21c).
With respect to the Oracle R2DBC driver, it is a separate, open source driver and we are going through the red tape before posting the first drop on GitHub.
Let's say early January 2021 for the DB21c and mid-to-late January for the Oracle R2DBC driver are good expectations.
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