Firebird News

Monday, June 07, 2021

New Flamerobin snapshot available : version 0.9.3.8 with a few fixes and features



New Flamerobin snapshot available : version 0.9.3.8 with a few fixes and features:

New features
  • Indexes, Functions, Packages, Global Temporaries, DB Triggers and DDL Triggers supported
  • New localized grid support, allows to use commas or dots for decimal separator (View->Preferences->General: Use language locale settings

Enhancements and Bug fixes
  • Fix Dependency tab not showing Functions and triggers
  • Fix slow opening of remote database

For more info please read commit history log

Firebird Project is happy to announce general availability of Firebird 4.0

Firebird Project is happy to announce general availability of Firebird 4.0 — the latest major release of the Firebird relational database.

Firebird 4.0 introduces new data types and many improvements without radical changes in architecture or operation, the most important are:
Built-in logical replication;
Extended length of metadata identifiers (up to 63 characters);
New INT128 and DECFLOAT data types, longer precision for NUMERIC/DECIMAL data types;
Support for international time zones;
Configurable time-outs for connections and statements;
Pooling of external connections;
Batch operations in the API;
Built-in cryptographic functions;
New ODS (version 13) with new system and monitoring tables;
Maximum page size increased to 32KB.

Please refer to the Release Notes for the full list of changes. The complete Language Reference is also available.

Binary kits for Windows, Linux and Android platforms (both 32-bit and 64-bit) are immediately available for download.