We are happy to announce the second beta for Jaybird 4.
We’d really appreciate it if you take the time to test this version of Jaybird with your applications.
Bug reports about undocumented changes in behavior are appreciated.
Feedback can be sent to the Firebird-java mailing list or reported on the issue tracker http://tracker.firebirdsql.org/browse/JDBC.
Jaybird 4 is – compared to Jaybird 3 – an incremental release that
builds on the foundations of Jaybird 3.
The focus of this release has been on further improving JDBC support and
adding support for the new data types and features of Firebird 4.
The main new features are:
Wire encryption support (backported to Jaybird 3.0.4)
Database encryption support (backported to Jaybird 3.0.4)
Wire compression support
Authentication plugin improvements
Firebird 4 data type bind configuration support (since Jaybird 4.0.0-beta-2)
Firebird 4 DECFLOAT support
Firebird 4 extended numeric precision support
Firebird 4 time zone support
Firebird 4 statement timeout support (since Jaybird 4.0.0-beta-2)
Firebird Project is happy to announce general availability of Firebird 3.0.5 — the 5th 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 and Linux platforms are immediately available for download, Android and Mac OS packages will follow shortly.
In the current update, IBProvider v5.9 and LCPI OLE DB Services v1.12 started to use a common thread pool. This rearrangement of subsystems makes the operating system resource management more efficient and improves the overall performance of high-load applications.
Currently, the threads are being used for the following tasks: