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April 09, 2021
We decided to launch a more or less regular "Firebird performance newsletter", devoted to performance tests, tips, tricks, configuration improvements, etc.

In the first issue, we have the following:

  • Comparing Firebird 4 vs Firebird 3 Write Performance,
  • Choosing the best AWS EC2 instance for the maximum Firebird write performance,
  • Recent results from INSERT/UPDATE/DELETE test
You can read it here.
We decided to launch a more or less regular "Firebird performance newsletter", devoted to performance tests, tips, tricks, configuration improvements, etc.

In the first issue, we have the following:

  • Comparing Firebird 4 vs Firebird 3 Write Performance,
  • Choosing the best AWS EC2 instance for the maximum Firebird write performance,
  • Recent results from INSERT/UPDATE/DELETE test
You can read it here.
April 07, 2021
New version 8.0.1.0 of ADO.NET provider for Firebird is ready for download.

This a small fix for a – sadly critical – bug that slipped through the 8.0.0 release. I recommend updating immediately.

An overview of all the changes can be found in our tracker.
You can get the bits from NuGet FirebirdSql.Data.FirebirdClient, EntityFramework.Firebird and FirebirdSql.EntityFrameworkCore.Firebird (or from firebirdsql.org).

New version 8.0.1.0 of ADO.NET provider for Firebird is ready for download.

This a small fix for a – sadly critical – bug that slipped through the 8.0.0 release. I recommend updating immediately.

An overview of all the changes can be found in our tracker.
You can get the bits from NuGet FirebirdSql.Data.FirebirdClientEntityFramework.Firebird and FirebirdSql.EntityFrameworkCore.Firebird (or from firebirdsql.org).

March 20, 2021
Jaybird 4.0.3 and 3.0.11 have been released. 
The following has been changed since Jaybird 4.0.2 and 3.0.10:
  • Changed: Closing a statement will now be sent to the server immediately (JDBC-638)
Jaybird 4.0.3
Jaybird 4 supports Firebird 2.5 and higher, on Java 7, 8, 11, and 15 (support for Java 15 using the Java 11 version of the driver); Java 16 has not been fully tested yet.  See also: Jaybird 3.0.11
Jaybird 3 supports Firebird 2.0 and higher, on Java 7, 8, 11, and 15; Java 16 has not been fully tested yet. Basic Java 9 and higher compatibility is provided through the Java 8 version of the driver.  See also:
Jaybird 4.0.3 and 3.0.11 have been released. 
The following has been changed since Jaybird 4.0.2 and 3.0.10:
  • Changed: Closing a statement will now be sent to the server immediately (JDBC-638)
Jaybird 4.0.3
Jaybird 4 supports Firebird 2.5 and higher, on Java 7, 8, 11, and 15 (support for Java 15 using the Java 11 version of the driver); Java 16 has not been fully tested yet.  See also: Jaybird 3.0.11
Jaybird 3 supports Firebird 2.0 and higher, on Java 7, 8, 11, and 15; Java 16 has not been fully tested yet. Basic Java 9 and higher compatibility is provided through the Java 8 version of the driver.  See also: