Subject Java support in Firebird
Author Roman Rokytskyy

It's been a while since we have published a document describing possible
architecture to support external procedures written in different languages.
Today we have released first preview version of Java support in Firebird.

This release includes a modified version of Firebird 2.0 (though it is quite
old version), modified version of JayBird 1.5.5 and few examples that show
ability to call arbitrary Java code as an UDF, selectable procedure, and
also an example of trigger accessing the new.* and old.* contexts.

This is experimental stuff, server might crash, might corrupt the database.
Do not use it in production environment. Main goal of this release is to
show what we have been working on and to gather your comments and

As I wrote, I am away till end of the week, please post your questions to
the mailing list, Eugeney Putilin will try to answer your questions.