Today we release Firebase 1.9.0-CE (and of course also EE for our enterprise customers). It's been 6 months since 1.8.0 and we've been using 1.9 internally for approximately 2 months now, including within a very active development project. This release can be described in two acronyms: JPA and JNDI. By adding JNDI within the server and removing JPA we've made it significantly easier to actually use JPA. The king is dead! Long live the king!
The latest and greatest of Firebase incarnations is now official. Firebase 1.6.0 was released today after nearly four months of development. This release contains the following functional highlights: Prepared transactions. Each event transaction is now lazily bound to a JDBC data source