Stored routine debugger Hopper, version 2.0.1 released

Upscene Productions is proud to announce version 2.0.1 of “Hopper”, a stored
routine debugger for InterBase, Firebird and MySQL.

This version includes support for Firebird 3 packages and stored functions,
MySQL diagnostic-statements, binary data in variables and much more.

For more information, check the Hopper page at our website.

About Hopper
Hopper is a stored routine debugging tool for MySQL, Firebird and InterBase. If you use
stored procedures on these database systems, Hopper will be a great tool for debugging
these routines.

About Upscene Productions
Based in The Netherlands, Europe, this small but dedicated company has been providing
database developers with useful tools for over 15 years. Slowly expanding the product portfolio
and gaining recognition amongst InterBase and Firebird database developers, they now offer
tools for a whole range of database systems, including Oracle and Microsoft SQL Server.

Firebird high-level native client for Node.js / TypeScript updated to v0.0.1-beta.2 with a few changes

Firebird high-level native client for Node.js / TypeScript updated to v0.0.1-beta.2 with a few changes:

Fixed crash after re-creating native client – #11
Moving to monorepo using lerna and yarn workspaces.
Fixed #2 – Throw an error when the client library is not loaded correctly.
Replace mocha and power-assert by jest.
Added appveyor.yml and build status.
Fix warning C4530 in Windows build.
Add node 10 to travis build matrix.

Build Status Build Status

Usql: v0.7.0 released

If you’ve not seen usql before, it’s a universal command-line client for SQL databases , modeled on psql. usql makes it easy to work from the command-line, in a simple and consistent way across any database and on any platform (Windows, macOS, Linux). usql is written in Go, and provides things like syntax highlighting and compatibility with databases other than PostgreSQL

It does have support for Firebird SQL via GO driver

15th Firebird Developers Day

Only for Brazilians:

O 15º FDD acontecerá em Piracicaba – SP, no dia 18 de Agosto de 2018, e contará com a presença mais do que especial de Vlad Khorsun, um dos principais core developers do Firebird! Vlad é responsável pela implementação de alguns dos recursos mais interessantes e úteis do Firebird, como Execute Block, Global Temporary Tables, CTe – Common Table Expressions, além de aperfeiçoamentos no nBackup, execute statement, etc. Alexey Kovyazin, especialista em recuperação e otimização de bases de dados, estará mais uma vez presente além, é claro, de vários nomes da comunidade brasileira. A grade de palestras ainda não está completa, mas já é nítido que o assunto performance terá um grande foco nessa edição. Inscreva-se agora, garanta sua vaga e pague menos!

15º Firebird Developers Day

Load testing of IBProvider v3.50 and Firebird v3.0.4


In this note we would like to inform you about running 6.7 million various tests for blobs. On our scale, it is a big testing. Usually we run each IBProvider update through 0.7 million tests.

Performing these 6.7 million tests in one thread would take 150 days. Parallel run in 10 threads reduced this time to 15 days.

We won’t bore you with details and will provide only key information.

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