Why so few developers are using Firebird SQL?
Apr 29, 2009, 22:17 (4 Talkback[s])
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"Given its features (listed below), can we say that the
project lives an unfair situation? Firebird have several features
which makes it a great choice:
"Really free:: contraty to MySQL, you can use Firebird in your
commercial applications without any fee or legal problem. (BTW: I
know that PostgreSQL have this advantage too)
"All the basic features of large RDBMS:: stored procedures,
triggers, A.C.I.D. compliance, online backup, generators,
referential integrity, etc...
"Small footprint: had you seen its embeddable version? Just
amazing: in less then 1 Mb you have all the features of the default
one without cutting anything!
"Low hardware requirements: basically, if something computes, it
can run Firebird.
"Available in all the major OS platforms: Linux, Windows, Mac
OS, Solaris and others"