You can install the Connector/J package using either the binary or
source distribution. The binary distribution provides the easiest
method for installation; the source distribution enables you to
customize your installation further. With either solution, you
must manually add the Connector/J location to your Java
If you are upgrading from a previous version, read the upgrade information before continuing. See Section 184.108.40.206, “Upgrading from an Older Version”.
Connector/J is also available as part of the Maven project. More information, and the Connector/J JAR files can be found at the Maven repository.