We’ve shipped VistaDB 5.0.5 – a rollup of defects reported in the last few months. Most of the issues were related to ASP.NET usage of VistaDB 5 but there’s also a query fix in there and a change in how Pack works to use less memory. Packs may take longer in some cases where systems have a lot of memory but this approach is safer and runs consistently in less memory. It also eliminates a few lines of code that are not compatible with Xamarin or Unity, which is important as we work to get full out-of-the-box support for those environments.
Our next VistaDB blog post (out soon!) will detail VistaDB 5.1 with some cool changes to how VistaDB processes queries.
Download VistaDB 6 Beta 1 today to preview the new performance enhancements coming in VistaDB 6 and support for Visual Studio 2019. Our benchmarks show queries can be nearly twice as fast just thanks to the new single application locking mode available - and there are more enhancements in the... Read more
VistaDB 6 adds a new, much faster, locking mode for applications that don't need to share databases. This is especially useful with mobile applications, using Xamarin for iOS, Android, or Mac. With a simple connection string change applications can improve query performance by 20 to 45% and responsiveness of multiple... Read more
VistaDB 6 adds native support for Async/Await making it easier to develop responsive UI applications without writing your own multithreaded code. Read more