Welcome to Embarcadero™ Rapid SQL Developer® 2.1

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Embarcadero Rapid SQL Developer simplifies SQL development for application developers with many features for improving productivity and reducing errors. A rich SQL IDE with code completion, real-time error checking, code formatting and sophisticated object validation tools help streamline coding tasks. Rapid SQL Developer’s user interface helps improve overall productivity with database object look up functionality and side-by-side views of application code and SQL code. Power SQL offers native support for Firebird, Interbase, IBM DB2 for Linux, Unix, and Windows, IBM DB2 for z/OS, Oracle, Microsoft SQL Server and Sybase as well as JDBC support for other DBMS. Rapid SQL Developer is available as a stand-alone application or as an Eclipse plugin.

What's New in Version 2.1

Eclipse Concurrency

New DBMS Support

Updated DBMS Concurrency

Release Notes

DBMS Support

DBMS Versions No Longer Supported

Important Advisory Notes

Known Issues

Bug Fixes

Additional Resources

Licensing Your Embarcadero Product

Embarcadero Technologies Product Support

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What's New in Version 2.1

Eclipse Concurrency

Rapid SQL Developer 2.1 has been migrated to 3.5, taking advantage of the latest platform APIs, UI upgrades, and general improvements.

New DBMS Support

The Rapid SQL Developer 2.1 release introduces full support for the following DBMS products:

Common Rapid SQL Developer editor features such as automatic error detection, Code Assist, code formatting, and code templates are all available for the new platforms. Similarly, all familiar data source operations are supported for the new DBMS types.

Updated DBMS Concurrency

Rapid SQL Developer now provides support for IBM DB2 for Linux, Unix and Windows 9.5 and Sybase ASE 15.0.2. New code templates are available for both DBMS plarforms, and for DB2 9.5 new editor support is provided for changed or additional expressions, functions, predicates, and data types

Release Notes

DBMS SUPPORT

The following DBMS versions are supported by Rapid SQL Developer:

DBMS VERSIONS NO LONGER SUPPORTED

All DBMS versions supported in the previous release are supported for this release.

IMPORTANT ADVISORY NOTES

Rapid SQL Developer can be installed as a standalone application (RCP installation) or as an Eclipse plug-in (Plug-in Installation). Eclipse is an open source development framework that supports application plug-ins to provide additional functionality.

The Eclipse plug-in version of Rapid SQL Developer requires Eclipse version 3.5 or higher, and Sun Java Standard Edition 5.0 Update 11 or later in addition to regular system requirements.

Before installing the plug-in version of Rapid SQL Developer, ensure that Eclipse and Java are installed on your machine. You can download Eclipse from the following Web site: http://www.eclipse.org/downloads/

KNOWN ISSUES


There are currently no known, outstanding issues.

BUG FIXES

Bugs Fixed in Rapid SQL Developer 2.1
Bug DBMS Version Description
TAL-8635 ALL ALL NPE while indexing when connecting to the first data source
TAL-8636 ALL ALL StackOverflowErrror in SQL Editor

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