Subject [ANN] Firebird .NET Data Provider 1.6 Alpha1 released
Author Carlos Guzmán Álvarez

Firebird .NET Data Provider 1.6 Alpha 1 available for download.

Changes in this release (Review the changelog for details):

Alpha 1 ( 2004-02-04 )
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- Initial support for the Firebird Embedded server.

- Improved Connection Pooling implementation, now there will be
different polls by connection string (like in SqlClient), each
pool can have a min and max size, these can be specified in the
Connection string using elements:

Min Pool Size
Max Pool Size

- New FbScript implementation.

- Improved array datatype support.

- Removed Firebird Events API implementation.

- New build option ( in 4 assemblys ) :

(1) FirebirdSql.Data.Firebird.dll

With ADO.NET classes.

(2) FirebirdSql.Data.Common.dll

With common classes for all GDS implementations

(3) FirebirdSql.Data.Gds.dll

With classes for the native C# GDS implementation.

(4) FirebirdSql.Data.FbClient.dll

With classes for the PInvoke GDS implementation.


You can read the Changelog at:

You can download binarys for .NET 1.0 at:

You can download binarys for .NET 1.1 at:

You can download sources at:

You can download documentation at:

CVS Tag: NP_1_6_ALPHA1

Best regards

Carlos Guzmán Álvarez