1. The maximum length of index keys, which used to be fixed at 252
bytes, is now equal to 1/4 of the page size, i.e. varying from 256 to
4096. The maximum indexable string length in bytes is 9 less than the
key length. The table below shows the indexable string lengths in
characters for the various page sizes and character sets.
2. The maximum number of 65 indices per table has been removed in
3. Storing text within BLOB enables you to store unlimited amount of text.
Read up the manuals... don't just listen to hearsay outdated
information. Firebird is updated almost 2 times a week. I have been
using it for 12 years and not even a single corruption.