Linked by Eugenia Loli on Mon 13th Nov 2006 03:17 UTC, submitted by samyem
Databases After 2 years in development, the Firebird Project today officially releases the much-anticipated version 2.0 of its open source Firebird relational database software during the opening session of the fourth international Firebird Conference in Prague, Czech Republic.
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RE: Whats special?
by smitty on Mon 13th Nov 2006 04:12 UTC in reply to "Whats special?"
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MySQL - missing lots of more advanced features, but is faster.
PostgreSQL - feature parity, but not embeddable.

I'm not too familiar with Firebird, but it sounds like a pretty nice DB. It's based on the old Borland Interbase.

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