Jaybird 2.2.3 (Firebird JDBC) released

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.

Beta version of Jaybird 2.2 released with support for jdbc 4.1

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

Mark Rotteveel

Jaybird 2.2 beta hopefully will be released this weekend with jdbc 3.0 and open/libre office support

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.

Habarisoft announces FireAlarm open source monitoring for the Firebird #RDBMS

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.

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