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FYI: Firebird 4.0.0 final is released
« on: June 01, 2021, 01:27:28 pm »
Firebird 4.0.0 final is released:
http://firebirdsql.org/en/news/firebird-4-0-is-released/


June 01, 2021
Firebird 4.0 is released
Firebird Project is happy to announce general availability of Firebird 4.0 — the latest major release of the Firebird relational database.

Firebird 4.0 introduces new data types and many improvements without radical changes in architecture or operation, the most important are:
Built-in logical replication;
Extended length of metadata identifiers (up to 63 characters);
New INT128 and DECFLOAT data types, longer precision for NUMERIC/DECIMAL data types;
Support for international time zones;
Configurable time-outs for connections and statements;
Pooling of external connections;
Batch operations in the API;
Built-in cryptographic functions;
New ODS (version 13) with new system and monitoring tables;
Maximum page size increased to 32KB.
Please refer to the Release Notes for the full list of changes. The complete Language Reference is also available.

http://firebirdsql.org/file/documentation/release_notes/html/en/4_0/rlsnotes40.html
http://firebirdsql.org/file/documentation/html/en/refdocs/fblangref40/firebird-40-language-reference.html



Binary kits for Windows, Linux and Android platforms (both 32-bit and 64-bit) are immediately available for download.
http://firebirdsql.org/en/firebird-4-0/

 

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