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IBPhoenix: Firebird 2.0 Release Statement

Nov 13, 2006, 16:30 (0 Talkback[s])

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"Firebird 2.0 brings a large collection of long-awaited enhancements that significantly improve performance, security and support for international languages and realise some desirable new SQL language features. Under the surface, it also provides a much more robust code platform from which the re-architecting planned for Firebird 3.0 is proceeding.

"Several limitations inherited from the legacy code have now gone, such as the 252-byte limit on index size and sub-optimal usage of index statistics that could throttle performance. Table size is no longer limited to 30 Gb..."

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