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September 16, 2011

New Firebird case study is published: read why Moscow City Hospital #31 have choosen Firebird instead of Oracle to build medical analytical system.

September 15, 2011

Firebird 2.5.1 RC1 MacOSX 32-bit builds are available for download.

September 09, 2011
Today Firebird Project announces availability of Firebird 2.5.1 Release Candidate 1 64-bit builds for MacOSX and update of Firebird 2.5.0 64-bit release builds.

Download them from Firebird 2.5.1 RC1 page and Firebird 2.5.0 release page.
September 05, 2011
Firebird 2.1.4 builds for HP-UX 11 Classic & Embedded (PA-RISC) are available for download at Firebird 2.1.4 page.
September 02, 2011
Firebird 2.1.4 builds for Solaris Intel x86 32- and 64-bits are available for download at Firebird 2.1.4 page.
August 24, 2011
The Firebird Project team is happy to announce that the v.2.5.1 release candidate kits for Linux and Windows 32-bit and 64-bit platforms are ready for testing.  MacOSX kits are delayed by a problem with MacOSX 10.7 (Lion) but should appear soon.  Enjoy! and please report bugs or regressions to the firebird-devel list.
June 13, 2011
The Firebird documentation team is pleased to announce the availability of the Firebird 2.5 Language Reference Update. This comprehensive manual, available in HTML and PDF, contains all the SQL additions, updates and improvements since InterBase 6. Combined with the InterBase 6 Language Reference, it forms a complete SQL reference for Firebird 2.5.
June 06, 2011
Firebird has the new website now. Explore it's capabilities, sign up for the Firebird Newsletter and join us in social networks.

Old version of Firebird website is available at

If you encounter any problems with the new website, please report them to the tracker.
June 03, 2011
It’s half maintenance release, half new features. You can find all bug fixes in tracker.

The new features include and improvements:
  • Support for Trace API in Firebird 2.5.
  • Improvements in SQL generation for Entity Framework.
  • Support for commands logging .
  • Slightly faster command execution of big queries.
  • And a lot of small code improvement making it more stable…
You can download it at SourceForge or in the ".NET Provider" section of Downloads.
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