As always, the Brazilian Firebird Developers Day bring people from several states of Brazil. Some people are travelling thousands of km to be part of the biggest Firebird conference in the world!
A beta version of a 64bit Firebird 3.0.3 for MacOSX is now available as a download
for those of you who might be interested in trying it.
Fighting Petya: our experience with retrieving data from the Firebird database files encrypted by ransomware crypto-viruses
As you know, recently several crypto viruses have attacked many companies – most well-known are Wannacry and Petya. Usually, as reported by many companies, it is necessary to pay a ransom, or, in the case of Petya, all encrypted files will be lost.
Documentation Funding 2017 Reached more than 3000$ of the 5000$ Goal , We need more help to reach the target https://www.firebirdsql.org/en/doc-funding-2017/
We have a beta version of an installable 64bit Firebird 3.0.3 for MacOSX. It runs by default as SuperServer currently (as it should) with no simple way to switch to Classic/SuperClassic (yet). If any one wants a copy to download, install and test – please send Paul Beach an email.
The PHP development team announces the immediate availability of PHP 7.1.7. This is a security release with several bug fixes included. All PHP 7.1 users are encouraged to upgrade to this version.