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Issue 13, out now

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| This month:
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| * Flavor of the Month - Ubuntu 8.04 Hardy Heron.
| * How-To : Organize an Ubuntu Demo Day/Party, TV Feast for Ubuntu, Using
| GIMP Part 2, Create Your Own Server Part 5 and Automatic Backup via
| Email.
| * My Opinion - What is Web 2.0?
| * MOTU Interview - Luca Falavigna
| * Letters, Q&A, MyDesktop, Top5 and more!
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http://fullcirclemagazine.org/2008/0...ue-13-out-now/

Firebird 2.1 in Ubuntu 8.10 Intrepid Ibex

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| Firebird 2.1 will be included by default in the next Ubuntu release named
| Intrepid Ibex that will be released in 30 October.
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http://www.firebirdnews.org/?p=1718

Good news to the Firebird team. With MySQL in Sun, this makes perfect sense.


Related:

ARM Linux gains embeddable SQL database

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| The Firebird Project has ported its lightweight, open-source database to the
| ARM architecture. The project is looking for help testing a new Firebird 2.1
| RC2 release, which in addition to ARM support, adds database triggers,
| temporary and monitoring tables, common table expressions, and recursive
| queries. * *
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http://www.linuxdevices.com/news/NS7532715481.html


Firebird v.2.0.3 is Released

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| The Firebird Project team is pleased to announce the release of Firebird
| v.2.0.3. Kits for Windows and Linux (x86 and x64) are in the Sourceforge
| repository and should start to appear throughout the day. Enjoy!
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http://www.firebirdnews.org/?p=1303


Database performance

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| The backend unit tests provided a base on which we built more
| extensive database performance tests, covering many aspects of
| database performance using JDBC on Linux.
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http://devloop.org.uk/documentation/...e-performance/


Firebird 2.0 flies

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| Firebird 2.0 has shedloads more functions and coding designed to make
| it work better and improve security. It has better support for
| international languages and some new SQL language features.
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http://www.theinquirer.net/default.aspx?article=35689
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