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Firebird 3.0 for Centos 7, Mageia and Fedora

Firebird 3.0 is officially there and I packaged it for CentOS 7, Mageia and Fedora. The packages for Mageia are in Mageia repositories for Mageia Cauldron (the version that will become soon Mageia 6). To not break Libre Office that still rely on Firebird ...

Firebird 3 RC2 for Centos 7

I just finished the Firebird 3.0 RC2 packages for CentOS 7. Hope that it would help us to have more people testing this RC2. The packages are in my Fedora Copr repository. I will update it regulary so you could have Firebird 3.0 packages in CentOS 7. ...

Firebird transactions settings

From the support list, by Ann Harrison, as a reminder : isc_tpb_consistency can cause performance problems due the fact that it's locking tables and possibly excluding concurrent access. isc_tpb_concurrency is the design center for Firebird. Readers don't ...

Windows Firebird Classic and cache

From the Firebird support list, posted by Sean Leyne : We have over 60 production Firebird servers running Windows, some servers with 100s of database connections. What you need to remember is: - Each database connection starts a new server process, so ...

Firebird on Linux and ICU > 4.2

There was a bug in Firebird that did not handle well icu > 4.2 see( http://tracker.firebirdsql.org/browse/CORE-3447 ) 2.1.4 and 2.5.0 packages in distributions were affected (Debian, Fedora,Mandriva, Mageia) because they are using icu 4.4 Adriano fixed it ...

News from the packaging front

I just finished the Firebird 2.5 packages for Mandriva They are available in Cooker and in Contrib/backports for 2010.1 and 2010.2 Doing this work, I saw that I made a mistake in Fedora packages, so they areupdated in Rawhide and EPEL6 I also updated my ...

Thanks for DOR !

Henri Gourverst (UIB creator) set up anew powerful tool : DelphiOnRails The powerfull association of DOR and Firebird help me to build a nice new AppServer. The simplicity of coding with DOR help me to focus on database structure and efficient queries. ...

Firebird’s 10th birthday a bunch of conferences

Dear Firebird Foundation members, dear Firebird users, To celebrate the Firebird’s 10th birthday and the launch of Firebird 2.5, theFirebird Foudation Committee invite you to setup and participate to a worldwidebunch of conferences. The idea is to set up ...

Firebird 10th anniversary

When I became Firebird Foundation President, I did not thought about the Firebird 10th anniversary. This anniversary and the coming soon new major version of Firebird seems to boost the Firebird Community, that's a good point. But it give me more work as ...

Firebird in OpenSuse

yesterday I received this notification : Hello packager, This is just FYI.  Your package was checked in in distribution"stable" here is the log from ci_new_pac /work/src/done/STABLE/firebird -> stable So, good news for Firebird and OpenSuse users, ...