Firebird News

Saturday, February 09, 2019

Pure Elixir database driver for Firebird

Pure Elixir database driver for Firebird

Firebird 4.0 Built-in logical replication

Firebird 4.0 implemented Built-in logical replication is now merged

Here is the pull request

We know that is a long standing feature request

Firebird 4.0 Changed travis distribution used to Ubuntu xenial.

Firebird 4.0 is using Ubuntu xenial on travis .

.travis.yml looks a lot simpler after this change.

Build Status 
ps: Here is official Travis CI announcement: Ubuntu Xenial 16.04 is available

Tuesday, February 05, 2019

Max Transaction ID in Firebird

Firebird 3.0.x introduced 48-bit internal transaction IDs that are publicly (via API and MON$ tables) represented as 64-bit numbers. This makes the new limit roughly equal to 2.8*10^14 transactions, later it could be extended up to the 2^63 limit.

Related notice in Firebird 3.0.x release notes.
Related article about Posgtresql : How long will a 64 bit Transaction-ID last in PostgreSQL?

Friday, January 18, 2019

Understanding Debian: The Universal Operating System

"And my final test as to whether or not Debian succeeded was: could the founder step away from the project and could the project keep going because that is the only point at which you know that the project has basically taken a life of its own." ~ Ian Murdock

Wednesday, December 12, 2018

Compiz: Ubuntu Desktop's little known best friend

What i love in Ubuntu : woobly windows via compiz


Friday, October 05, 2018

Firebird 3.0.4 sub-release is available

Firebird Project is happy to announce general availability of Firebird 3.0.4 — the 4th point release in the Firebird 3.0 series.

This sub-release offers many bug fixes and also adds a few improvements, please refer to the Release Notes for the full list of changes. Binary kits for Windows, Linux and Android platforms are immediately available for download, Mac OS kits will follow shortly.

Wednesday, September 05, 2018

Firebird Visual Studio 2017 builds are added to AppVeyor

Firebird Visual Studio 2017 builds are added to AppVeyor for x64 and x86 Platforms

Build Status

Tuesday, July 24, 2018

Firebird has now automatic Windows builds with AppVeyor

Firebird has now AppVeyor CI builds, like we have them with travis, but

AppVeyor is for Windows related compilers (Visual Studio)