[squeak-dev] Re: [ANN] - New SqueakDBX release

Mariano Martinez Peck marianopeck at gmail.com
Tue Jan 20 02:11:55 UTC 2009

As promise, here are new benchmarks: http://wiki.squeak.org/squeak/6063

Till now, we only have benchmarks for PostgreSQL. Now we have for all the
supported backends.



On Wed, Dec 24, 2008 at 11:10 AM, Mariano Martinez Peck <
marianopeck at gmail.com> wrote:

> We are very glad to announce our second beta release of SqueakDBX.
> The aim of this project is to build an OpenDBX
> (http://www.linuxnetworks.de/doc/index.php/OpenDBX/) plugin which will
> allow users to perform relational database operations (DDL, DML and
> SQL) through a truly open source library.
> The features for this release are:
> Bugs fixed:
> - Bug in odbx_query(), odbx_result() and odbx_result_finish() execution
> order.
> - Timeout in DBXPlatform #nextResultSet: was wrong mapped with FFI.
> Now, it is nil.
> - Some bugs in OpenDBXWin32 with apiCalls.
> New Features:
> -Support for SQLite in Linux
> -Support for MSSQL in linux and windows (with MinGW)
> -Support for PostgreSQL in Windows (with MinGW).
> -Better error handling. See http://wiki.squeak.org/squeak/6076
> -New <http://wiki.squeak.org/squeak/6076-New> non-blocking plugin to
> replace FFI (just a proof of concept, but
> running). See OpenDBX-Plugin package in Monticello.
> -New SqueakDBX tutorial: how to compile openDBX in linux and windwos,
> common problems and solutions. You can download it from:
> http://www.assembla.com/spaces/Proyecto-Proyecto/documents/a0bKPg0qCr3Aeaab7jnrAJ/download?filename=openDBXtutorial.pdf
> .
> However this pdf will be converted into "wiki format" and put there.
> -Configurable Log. See http://wiki.squeak.org/squeak/6099
> -Refactorized <http://wiki.squeak.org/squeak/6099-Refactorized> and
> updated wiki: http://wiki.squeak.org/squeak/6052
> - We will be adding benchmarks on different backends and OS soon in
> the wiki: http://wiki.squeak.org/squeak/6063.
> - You must use openDBX 1.3.10 version.
> Useful links from wiki:
> - Current supported backends, operating system and squeak images here:
> http://wiki.squeak.org/squeak/6108
> - ChangeLog: http://wiki.squeak.org/squeak/6109
> - Targets and Features: http://wiki.squeak.org/squeak/6106
> Again, help wanted. We are really convinced about open source
> projects. A software project is better when people share opinions,
> work, advice, comments, etc.
> We would really appreciate if you:
> -Give us opinions, comments, ideas, new features, complaints and so on.
> -tell us if you find a bug.
> -tell us if you test SqueakDBX with other RDMBS or OS different from
> the ones we tested. Just to know if it works or not :)
> Full documentation, installation and getting started instructions can
> be found at wiki page: http://wiki.squeak.org/squeak/6052
> Packages can be installed from Universe (3.10) or  SqueakMap. Current
> version is 0.8
> Sources can be download from SqueakSource
> http://www.squeaksource.com/SqueakDBX (it requires FFI installed)
> Mary christmas,
> SqueakDBX team
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