The Firebird JDBC team is happy to announce the release of Jaybird 2.2.3.
See http://www.firebirdsql.org/en/jdbc-driver/ for the downloadlinks.
The release is also available on maven:
The artifactId depends on your target Java version: jaybird-jdk15, jaybird-jdk16 or jaybird-jdk17.
The following has been changed or fixed in Jaybird 2.2.3:
- Fixed incorrect synchronization in native and embedded protocol (JNI) implementation for iscBlobInfo and iscSeekBlob (JDBC-300)
- Fixed holdable ResultSet is closed on auto-commit (JDBC-304, JDBC-305)
- Fixed table names missing or padded with spaces in Database view of IntelliJ IDEA (JDBC-308, IDEA-100786)
- Fixed incorrect JDBC minor version reported under Java 7; this resulted in an incorrect column name (for Java 7) in the metadata of DatabaseMetaData.getColumns(…) (JDBC-309)
- Added IOException to cause of GDSException with error 335544721; “Unable to complete network request to host “”” for further investigation (JDBC-306)
More details are available in the Jaybird 2.2.3 releasenotes.
Question is on StackOverflow:
I have tried to add an column alias in SELECT statement using SQuirrel SQL 3.4 + Firebird 1.5 + Driver JDBC Jaybird 2.2.[0|1] . but doesn’t work
And Mark Rotteveel gives the answer of the week
The Firebird JDBC team is happy to announce the release of Jaybird 2.2.0
This release contains the following changes:
* Enhanced support for JDBC 4.0 (Java 6)
* Support for JDBC 4.1 (Java 7) – including try-with-resources support,
* Implementation of getGeneratedKeys(),
* Enhanced support for the services API,
* Support for 64 bit native libraries for Type 2 / Embedded,
* A number of bug fixes
Downloads are available from:
The beta release is also available on maven(*):
The artifactId depends on your target Java version: jaybird-jdk15,
jaybird-jdk16 or jaybird-jdk17
Problems, bugs: please mail us on the Firebird-Java group or add a
ticket to the tracker on http://tracker.firebirdsql.org/browse/JDBC
*) As this is the first release to Maven and we need manual
authorization from Sonatype, it can take several days before the
artifacts are really available on Maven
News via Mark Rotteveel on twitter
Finishing touches to Jaybird 2.2 beta releasenotes, hopefully I will be able to finally release it this weekend
Jaybird 2.2 is the next Firebird jdbc driver release with many fixes which will include improved support of the JTA specification (XADataSource and XAResource interfaces). Additionally it already has improved support for OpenOffice.org/LibreOffice Base component, which deviates in some places from the JDBC 3.0 specification.
SQL Workbench/J is a free, DBMS-independent, cross-platform SQL query tool. It is written in Java and thus it should run on any operating system that provides a Java Runtime Environment.
It can be used with Firebird jdbc driver
Web-based Squirrel SQL client. It allows you to view database structure, import/export and manage your databases, including create database, table, store procedure, view,trigger and user. it supports Firebird
Today Habarisoft announced the start of the FireAlarm project, a monitoring solution for the Open Source RDBMS Firebird.
FireAlarm checks Firebird servers for high load situations, caused by software failures or denial of service (DOS) attacks, and helps developers or database administrators to detect performance bottlenecks. It is written in the Java programming language and released as open source.
Here are the notes on connecting JIRA to Firebird. It supplements the official Firebird installation documentation.
Adriano (Firebird Core Team member) published a document (sorry, only in Portuguese) describing how he developed the integration between Java and Firebird, allowing people to write procedures and triggers in Java.
dcm4che is a collection of open source applications and utilities for healthcare IT. These applications have been developed in the Java programming language for performance and portability.
Here are the Firebird instructions