FULL PRODUCT VERSION :
Defect-version: java version "1.6.0_29"
Java(TM) SE Runtime Environment (build 1.6.0_29-b11)
Java HotSpot(TM) 64-Bit Server VM (build 20.4-b02, mixed mode)
Version-ok: java version "1.6.0_27"
Java(TM) SE Runtime Environment (build 1.6.0_27-b07)
Java HotSpot(TM) 64-Bit Server VM (build 20.2-b06, mixed mode)
ADDITIONAL OS VERSION INFORMATION :
Win Server 2008 R2, amd64
EXTRA RELEVANT SYSTEM CONFIGURATION :
SQL Server 2008 R2 Standard Edition
Latest JDBC 4.0 Driver package from Microsoft
A DESCRIPTION OF THE PROBLEM :
The code fragment below produces a complete hang (10 minutes+ in the test) of the thread that is executing it when being executed with 1.6.0_29 release. In 1.6.0_27 everything was fine.
Connection conn = DriverManager.getConnection(
Both releases have been installed with no further customizations, tests have been perfomed with identical 3-party JAR files. If SQL Server is shut down (and the socket is closed on 1433) while the program is running under 1.6.0_29 DriverManager.getConnection bails out with an exception.
REGRESSION. Last worked in version 6u26
This bug can be reproduced always.
CUSTOMER SUBMITTED WORKAROUND :
Downgrade to JRE/JDK 6.0 Update 27