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October 19, 2018
Firebird Performance Tour 2019 will take place in Moscow (November 29, 2018), Prague (December 4, 2018) and Bad Sassendorf, Germany (December 6, 2018).

Firebird Performance Tour will be devoted to the complex parts of SQL queries optimizations and their monitoring:
  1. New features in Firebird 4 — Dmitry Yemanov, Firebird core developer
  2. Explained SQL plans in Firebird 3 and 4 — Dmitry Kuzmenko, IBSurgeon
  3. Understanding Firebird JOINs — Dmitry Yemanov, Firebird core developer
  4. Monitoring of SQL queries in Firebird — Alexey Kovyazin, IBSurgeon
  5. How to optimize heavy SQL queries with GROUP BY/ORDER BY — Dmitry Kuzmenko, IBSurgeon
  6. Clustering: On the road from Master-Slave to Master-Master — Dmitry Yemanov, Alexey Kovyazin
  7. Bonus: New Tips and Tricks To Speed Up Firebird database — Alexey Kovyazin, IBSurgeon
More Details and Registration
Firebird Performance Tour 2019 will take place in Moscow (November 29, 2018), Prague (December 4, 2018) and Bad Sassendorf, Germany (December 6, 2018).

Firebird Performance Tour will be devoted to the complex parts of SQL queries optimizations and their monitoring:
  1. New features in Firebird 4 — Dmitry Yemanov, Firebird core developer
  2. Explained SQL plans in Firebird 3 and 4 — Dmitry Kuzmenko, IBSurgeon
  3. Understanding Firebird JOINs — Dmitry Yemanov, Firebird core developer
  4. Monitoring of SQL queries in Firebird — Alexey Kovyazin, IBSurgeon
  5. How to optimize heavy SQL queries with GROUP BY/ORDER BY — Dmitry Kuzmenko, IBSurgeon
  6. Clustering: On the road from Master-Slave to Master-Master — Dmitry Yemanov, Alexey Kovyazin
  7. Bonus: New Tips and Tricks To Speed Up Firebird database — Alexey Kovyazin, IBSurgeon
More Details and Registration
October 04, 2018
Firebird Project is happy to announce general availability of Firebird 3.0.4 — the 4th 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, Linux and Android platforms are immediately available for download, Mac OS kits will follow shortly.
Firebird Project is happy to announce general availability of Firebird 3.0.4 — the 4th 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, Linux and Android platforms are immediately available for download, Mac OS kits will follow shortly.
September 07, 2018
The Firebird JDBC team is happy to announce the release of Jaybird 3.0.5.

This release is largely a bugfix release, but contains additional support for Firebird 3.0.4 and Firebird 4.

Jaybird 3.0.5 contains the following fixes and changes:
  • Fixed: FBManager does not accept page size of 32768 (Firebird 4 and higher) (JDBC-468)
  • Fixed: Jaybird cannot parse Firebird version numbers with revisions (JDBC-534)
  • Fixed: Incorrect parsing of Firebird version numbers (JDBC-535)
  • New feature: Added support for the Srp256 authentication plugin (JDBC-536)
  • Fixed: Incorrect warning "Specified statement was not created by this connection" logged for statements that fail with an exception on prepare (JDBC-538)
  • Fixed: Remote close of event channel (eg on Firebird server stop or crash) leads to high CPU usage and excessive error logging as socket channel is not removed from selector (JDBC-542)
  • Fixed: Properties wireCrypt and dbCryptConfig not available on FBEventManager (JDBC-544)
  • Documentation: wire protocol encryption requires unlimited strength Cryptographic Jurisdiction Policy (or equivalent), this was previously not documented (JDBC-545)
See the Jaybird 3.0.5 release notes for more information. Jaybird 3.0.5 can be downloaded from the JDBC Driver page.
The Firebird JDBC team is happy to announce the release of Jaybird 3.0.5.

This release is largely a bugfix release, but contains additional support for Firebird 3.0.4 and Firebird 4.

Jaybird 3.0.5 contains the following fixes and changes:
  • Fixed: FBManager does not accept page size of 32768 (Firebird 4 and higher) (JDBC-468)
  • Fixed: Jaybird cannot parse Firebird version numbers with revisions (JDBC-534)
  • Fixed: Incorrect parsing of Firebird version numbers (JDBC-535)
  • New feature: Added support for the Srp256 authentication plugin (JDBC-536)
  • Fixed: Incorrect warning "Specified statement was not created by this connection" logged for statements that fail with an exception on prepare (JDBC-538)
  • Fixed: Remote close of event channel (eg on Firebird server stop or crash) leads to high CPU usage and excessive error logging as socket channel is not removed from selector (JDBC-542)
  • Fixed: Properties wireCrypt and dbCryptConfig not available on FBEventManager (JDBC-544)
  • Documentation: wire protocol encryption requires unlimited strength Cryptographic Jurisdiction Policy (or equivalent), this was previously not documented (JDBC-545)
See the Jaybird 3.0.5 release notes for more information. Jaybird 3.0.5 can be downloaded from the JDBC Driver page.