Subject RE: [Firebird-general] In response to Open-source database advantages article
Author Thomas Steinmaurer
> there is one thing i want to mention about open source databases article
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> open source interbase forked into firebird and is supported by firebird
> foundation (like in mozilla case where AOL gave up to mozilla source
> code and is managed now by foundation with the same name)
> The firebird site is located here and
> If there is a need for more info about firebird i would be very happy to
> write more about it .
> Open source databases are used in mission critical services like dns
> (I know about postgresql is used to host .org domains )
> another example : we use opencms ( and mssql server
> doesn't scale up with that application , mysql is faster to handle the
> requests (more I/O) . Yes we use all of the open source databases
> firebird,mysql,postgresql in mission critical points .

Btw, for our internal use we migrated the MySQL database schema
to Firebird, using OpenCMS with Firebird now. Nothing fency, and
it was a pretty fast port, so the resulting database schema might
still be improved, but it works so far for us.

If someone is interested, I'm sure we can offer the port in any

Best Regards,
Thomas Steinmaurer

Logging/Auditing Suite for InterBase and Firebird