Now the time has come to get to IBProvider itself.
Instead of local fixes, within the support of the third version we redesigned the inner infrastructure of the OLE DB components of IBProvider taking into account the entire experience gained over the last years. In part, the ideas were taken from our ADO.NET provider.
The main qualities of IBProvider v5 are reliability and fail safety…
Though I have extensive database application development experience, I do not consider myself an expert with the Firebird Database Engine to any degree. The following article is completely based upon observations and experiences during my attempts to learn and understand this highly capable engine. As a result, if there are misunderstandings or mistakes I have promoted in my writing, please do not hesitate to send in comments either correcting them or offering alternatives.