|Subject||RES: [ib-support] Re: MySQL vs Firebird - the slow decay|
|Author||Leonardo Mozachi Neto|
>Part of me wants to hang on to at least one reason whyWell, this sugestion may help with an answer.
> I should stay with my cherished Firebird.
To understand this, you have to imagine a trailler before the main
3.. 2.. 1.. Go!
(press pgdown or use your mouse, not too quick!)
H E L L O W O R L D !! !!
H E R E C O M E S T H E
F I R E B I R D
FLY WITH US (or REACH THE TOP WITH US)
> -----Mensagem original-----
> De: Andrew [mailto:csswa@...]
> Enviada em: terca-feira, 24 de setembro de 2002 05:05
> Para: firstname.lastname@example.org
> Assunto: [ib-support] Re: MySQL vs Firebird - the slow decay
> --- In ib-support@y..., Rich Pinder <rpinder@u...> wrote:
> > I thought MySQL was a kind of, well, low end app.
> > Firebird (IB) is well suited for heavy work, and high end projects.
> > But I do feel a bit of what you describe - If I pick up one
> more "Linux open source database" article in the
> > linux press, and see the FireBird missing, I think I'll cry !
> [reminder: trim your quotes!]
> MySQL is designed around locking for fast reads. Thankfully, FB
> still has a big edge in bulk updates, but webservers rarely face that
> kind of stress. If I hadn't got into web content management I'd
> still be thinking that MySQL was a toy db, too. It's just a tool
> that fits well for that particular purpose.
> I've run PHP and interbase/firebird, and that's pretty darn fast and
> perfectly good for content management. It just irritates me that
> MySQL is getting all the limelight -- particularly when it may
> directly stifle Firebird's future.
> Ooop, gotta keep this short or it will be bumped to IBDI (the Yahoo
> Groups version of Purgatory).
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