Blackfish SQL 8 for Java trial downloads now available

By: Tim DelChiaro

Abstract: Download a 30-day trial version of the Blackfish SQL for Java database

    Get the Blackfish SQL 8 for Java Trial

Blackfish SQL 8 for Java trial editions are now available for download from:

Trial editions are available for Windows, Linux, Solaris and Mac.

Blackfish™ SQL is a high-performance, small-footprint, SQL-92 compliant transactional database. Blackfish SQL runs on both the .NET framework and on the Java platform. Database files are compatible between the two platforms.

How to purchase deployment licenses
When you're ready to deploy Blackfish SQL with your apps, see the Blackfish SQL product page for deployment license pricing options which include individual deployment licenses and deployment licenses that are included with JBuilder 2008.

    What’s New in Blackfish SQL 8

  • Database triggers written in Java or any .NET language
  • Unlimited deployment licenses available with the purchase of JBuilder 2008 Professional or Enterprise
  • Delphi dbExpress Win32 driver can connect to Blackfish SQL for Java or .NET server; providing access for native Delphi and C++ applications
  • Blackfish SQL ADO.NET 2.0 driver can connect to either a Blackfish for Java or .NET server
  • Integration into Delphi Data Explorer using dbExpress or ADO.NET drivers
  • Select statement support for retrieving autoincrement values System properties. See com.borland.datastore.driver.cons.System
  • Additions to DB_ADMIN built-in administrative stored procedures, primarily for metadata and new licensing

See the Blackfish SQL Developer's Guide English, French, German, Japanese for additional information

    The Blackfish SQL for .NET Trial is available as part of CodeGear RAD Studio Trial

Blackfish SQL for .NET is available bundled with Delphi 2007, C++Builder 2007 and CodeGear RAD Studio 2007 and you can try it by downloading a trial edition of CodeGear RAD Studio from

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