Software update: DBeaver 7.3.4

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Version 7.3.4 of DBeaver was released recently. Databases can be managed with this program. It can perform queries, display, filter and edit data, among other things. Support for the well-known databases, such as MySQL, Oracle, DB2, SQL Server, PostgreSQL, Firebird and SQLite, is available. It is available in a CE and EE flavour, with the former being open source at no cost. The enterprise flavor adds support for several nosql databases such as MongoDB, Apache Cassandra, and Apache Hive, as well as additional plugins and jdbc drivers. Since version 7.3.0, the following changes and improvements have been made:

Changes in DBeaver version 7.3.4

  • SQL editor:
    • “Open SQL console” action was added to the main toolbar and context menu
    • Support of very long sql scripts was improved
    • Parser hanging was fixed (partially) for queries with a lot of parenthesis
    • Auto-completion performance was improved
  • data editor:
    • Drop down inline editor was fixed (Linux)
    • Epoch time transformer now supports timezones
    • Copy As SQL: now uses correct SQL dialect
  • Metadata editor: support of pure unicode identifiers was added
  • Content assistant was fixed for drop-down selectors
  • Connection configuration import now supports target folders
  • GIS (spatial) data viewer:
    • MapBox tile configuration was fixed
    • 3D geometry objects now can be displayed on map
    • Geometry transformer for binary format (WKB) was added
  • Trino (ex-PrestoSQL) driver was added (thanks to @mosabua)
  • MariaDB: default driver version upgraded to 2.7.1
  • SQLite:
    • Spatial (gis) data viewer was added
    • Metadata refresh was fixed (wrong foreign key name)
  • PostgreSQL:
    • SQL formatting for custom data types was fixed (geometry and others)
    • Backup/restore now support non-standard authentication (eg IAM)
    • Redundant data types removed from navigator tree (arrays)
    • Nested multiline comments support was added
    • Database template list now contains all databases
  • Redshift: driver version was upgraded (bug with “session is read-only”)
  • Presto/Trino: GIS transformers support was added
  • firebird:
    • SQL parser was fixed (code blocks)
    • Table/view type recognition was improved (for older FB versions)
  • Number of errors with wrong focus tracking fixed on MacOS
  • Clear message for Java version mismatch errors was added
  • Now DBeaver can be installed without bundled Java (Windows and Linux)
  • Problem with Eclipse Marketplace extension was fixed
  • Several minor UI bugs were fixed

Changes in DBeaver version 7.3.3

  • SQL Editor:
    • Server Output and Execution Log panels were redesigned
    • Server Output auto-show was added (configurable)
    • SQL formatting was fixed (IN clause)
  • data editor:
    • Export in TXT (plaintext) format was improved (proper formatting added)
    • Documentation for date/time format patterns was added
    • Import from file: file selector wizard page was fixed
  • connection editor:
    • Password field is disabled when it is not used
    • Driver selector page was redesigned
    • Driver properties editor was fixed (empty property values ​​save)
  • MySQL:
    • GIS data types support was fixed
    • Table columns mapping was improved in data transfer
  • Oracle: dependencies information was enhanced (+dependents)
  • SAP HANA: connection editor waa enhanced (port numbers)
  • SQL Server:
    • Composite indexes metadata read was fixed
    • Database delete was improved (close other connections before delete)
    • MERGE queries support was improved (erroneous row count limit was removed)
  • Greenplum: partitions and child tables read was fixed
  • Informix: stored procedures DDL formatting was fixed
  • Spanish localization was significantly improved (thanks to @ adamantike)
  • Several minor UI bugs were fixed

Changes in DBeaver version 7.3.2

  • data editor:
    • Default column values ​​are now shown for new rows
    • LIKE filers now add % masks automatically
    • Tabs close confirmation dialog was fixed
    • Value filter drop-down was fixed (problem with column mismatch was fixed)
    • Boolean values ​​view is now configurable
    • Result tabs drag-n-drop behavior was fixed
  • Metadata editor:
    • Boolean values ​​view is now configurable
    • Virtual foreign keys editor was fixed
    • Incorrect column length (zero or negative) was fixed
  • Data transfer:
    • Data type mapping was improved (better type matching)
  • Password field layout was fixed
  • Tasks editor view: collapse/expand behavior was fixed
  • Opening SQL files from shell was fixed (MacOS)
  • SAP HANA: connection settings page redesigned (thanks to @kai-morich)
  • PostgreSQL: roles DDL view was added
  • redshift:
    • Additional data types (non-PostgreSQL) support was added
    • String parser was fixed (escape with backslash)
  • SQL Server: stored procedures invocation was fixed
  • Clickhouse: ALTER TABLE scripts for new columns was fixed
  • Many minor UI bugs were fixed

Changes in DBeaver version 7.3.1

  • Installers:
    • Windows installer packager was reworked
    • MacOS PKG installer was deprecated, DMG installer now includes JDK
    • Linux installers (DEB and RPM) now include JDK
    • All zip archives now include JDK
  • MacOS (Big Sur):
    • Problem with lines disappear in SQL Editor was fixed
    • Problem with connection driver properties editor were fixed
    • Problem with data filter history dropdown was fixed
    • Native client selector was fixed (MySQL, MariaDB, PostgreSQL)
  • Data transfer:
    • Data import now supports INSERT OR REPLACE mode (Oracle, MySQL, PostgreSQL, SQLite, Firebird)
    • Column mapping is now saved between different runs (no need to make the same assignments multiple times)
  • data editor:
    • Resultsets ordering configuration was added (client/server side or smart mode)
    • Columns pin flag now saved across different data filters
  • SQL editor:
    • Tabs management was redesigned and improved (naming, pins, reordering)
    • SQL folding performance was significantly improved
    • SQL auto-completion was improved for procedures
    • Problem with unicode characters in script file names was fixed
    • Problem with parameters binding dialog was fixed (bad performance during parameter value change)
  • SQL generation: extra options were added
  • PostgreSQL:
    • Permission grant queries were fixed
    • New schema + new table + new column create UI was fixed
  • Oracle:
    • Session manager now supports Oracle 9
    • Dependencies information was added for tables, views and packages
  • Redshift: geometry/geography types support was added
  • SQL Server: user data type list was fixed (redundant types were removed)
  • Firebird: procedure parameters domain type names were fixed
  • Popup errors during theme change were fixed
  • New connection driver selector was improved (performance)
  • DBeaver was migrated to Eclipse platform 2020-12
  • DBeaver build system was migrated to Tycho 2.0
  • Many minor UI bugs were fixed
  • Note: if you experience any problems starting dbeaver after the version upgrade
  • please try to reset workspace

Version number 7.3.4
Release status Final
Operating systems Windows 7, Linux, macOS, Windows 8, Windows 10
Website DBeaver
License type Conditions (GNU/BSD/etc.)
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