DBeaver 2.4.2

New minor version (2.4.2) has been released.
Brief changelist:

  • JRE 7 is now default Java version for DBeaver (however DBeaver still works under Java 6). Windows installer now contains JRE 7 (update 60).
  • Database selection toolbar was fixed
  • Auto-completion was improved (duplicated objects removed)
  • DDL generation was fixed (Vertica and Sybase)
  • A few minor bugfixes of UI improvements

It is the last minor release of DBeaver 2.x (unless we’ll have to release hotfix version).
We are now working on major version release. Besides some new features it will include support of NoSQL databases. New release is planned on July 2014.

Have fun!

DBeaver 2.4.1

Hotfix version 2.4.1 has been released.
Brief changelist:

  • Results scrolling was fixed
  • DB2 tables edit was fixed (RID_BIT problem)
  • SQLite driver configuration fixed (stable driver version used by default)
  • SQL editor opening error fixed

DBeaver 2.4.0

DBeaver 2.4.0 has been released. Finally. Almost 2 months since last version. It is one of the most complicated DBeaver releases ever.
Currently we are working hard on NoSQL databases support, specifically on structured (object) data types and collections view/edit. It has very limited application in relational databases (Oracle and DB2 supports object types but most of other databases doesn’t) but widely used in NoSQL ones.
We are going to add support of MongoDB and Cassandra (replace existing legacy plugin) in one of the next major versions.


  • Foreign keys navigation added
  • grid_navigate

  • Structured and collection types support added
  • grid_struct


  • Results viewer improved
  • A lot of minor bugfixes and improvements

DBeaver 2.3.8

DBeaver 2.3.8 has been released.
It is a minor bugfix version. Brief changelist:

  • SQLite driver has been fixed
  • DB2 metadata read was fixed
  • Generic driver metadata read was improved
  • Data export was improved (SQL format)
  • Result set navigation was improved

DBeaver 2.3.7

DBeaver 2.3.7 has been released.
Brief changelist:

  • MySQL maintenance tools (check, analyse, etc) was added
  • Oracle table tools (analyse, gather statistics) was added
  • DB2 table truncate tool was added
  • SQLite driver was updated, metadata read has been fixed
  • SQL autocomplete fixed
  • Server output window added in SQL editor
  • ResultSet viewer UI was fixed
  • Minor UI fixes

DBeaver 2.3.6

DBeaver 2.3.6 has been released.
Brief changelist:

  • Resultset viewer/editor was redesigned
  • SOCKS (4/5) proxy support was added
  • Connection network configuration UI was redesigned
  • MS Access driver was updated
  • SQLite SQL statements processing was fixed
  • DB2 metadata browser has been fixed
  • Oracle sequences search was added
  • Many additional UI preferences was added
  • Minor UI fixes



DBeaver 2.3.4

Version 2.3.4 has been released.

  • Database objects quick search dialog has been added
  • Query execution progress/cancel UI was redesign
  • SQL auto-completion was improved
  • Results find/replace has been fixed
  • Multiple result sets support (SQL Server & Sybase) added
  • DB2, Oracle extensions was improved. Legacy DB2 LUW driver added
  • MySQL driver updated
  • Many UI fixes and improvements


Note: hotfix version 2.3.5 has been released on 23.12.2013

DBeaver 2.3.2

DBeaver 2.3.2 has been released.
Brief changelist:

  • Open editors are now restored after restart
  • Connections’ folders support has been added
  • SQL auto-completion was improved
  • Auto-completion and hyperlinks for procedures/packages has been added
  • Database search results are now structured
  • Disconnect detection by error code has been added
  • Driver management UI was redesigned
  • DB2 for AS 400 driver has been added
  • H2, Derby and HSQLDB drivers were updated
  • Minor fixes in Oracle, MySQL and DB2 plugins
  • Data transfer columns mapping fixed
  • SQL processing UI fixed
  • Minor UI bugfixes

Note: hotfix version 2.3.3 has been released on 20.11.2013

DBeaver 2.3.1

DBeaver 2.3.1 has been released.
Brief changelist:

  • DB2 extension replaces generic DB2 driver (note: this applies only to DB2 LUW, DB2 for z/OS still use old generic driver)
  • Separate database connection used for metadata reading (configurable)
  • Pseudo columns (ROWID) support added for Oracle and DB2. Data editor now uses ROWID as primary table identifier (instead of PK).
  • Local/server-side result set ordering is now configurable
  • SQL templates additions ($schema and $catalog variables has been added)
  • Metadata editor UI improved
  • Minor UI bugfixes

DBeaver 2.3.0

DBeaver 2.3.0 has been released!.

It is a major version: we’ve migrated to Eclipse 4.3 platform and added DB2 extension (thanks to Denis Forveille).
Brief changelist:

  • DB2 extension (metadata browser, execution plan view, etc)
  • Eclipse 4.3 is now base platform (improves UI and editors performance)
  • Fixes of MS SQL, MySQL, Oracle ad CSV extensions
  • Metadata editor fixed
  • Execution plan visualization improved
  • Auto-increment columns edit fixed
  • Many minor fixes in UI and model

New DB2 functionality wasn’t yet tested very well so currently we support DB2 in two ways: good old Generic driver and brand new DB2 driver. In the next release new driver will replace old one completely. Note that currently DB2/zOS supported only by Generic driver.