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Why so few developers are using Firebird SQL?

Apr 29, 2009, 22:17 (4 Talkback[s])

[ Thanks to mariuz for this link. ]

"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"

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