Subject Re[2]: [ib-support] About Atomicity, Consistency, Isolation, and Durability
Author Carlos H. Cantu
As far as I know they are not so small.


WarmBoot Informatica -
FireBase -

SET> Congratulations Paul, indeed they did update their site and removed
SET> Firebird from their comparison! That tells a lot, doesn't it? Anyone know
SET> whether dbexperts is a big distributor of PostgreSQL or just a minor
SET> company having chewed too much?

SET> Set

SET> At 17:24 04.02.2003 +0000, you wrote:
>>At 10:46 PM 2/4/2003 +1100, Alan McDonald wrote:
>> >still there
>> >
>>I sent them an e-mail, below is the response.
>>Dear Mr Paul Beach
>>Thanks for the information. We will be updating our site to be accurate with
>>the new information.
>>Robert Stern
>>----- Original Message -----
>>From: info@...
>>To: info@...
>>Sent: Tuesday, February 04, 2003 3:21 PM
>>Subject: dbExperts - Contact
>>Name Paul Beach
>>Position CEO
>>Telephone +44 1844 354465
>>E-mail pbeach@...
>>Information Requested
>>Comments Re. And Firebird,
>>this is pretty much all wrong.
>>1. There are versions of Firebird for, Solaris, FreeBSD, AIX, HP-UX, MacOS,
>>Sinix as well as Linux and Windows.
>>2. Features and ACID - Firebird supports ACID transactions, if you want to
>>argue the point feel free.
>>3. Concurrent Transactions - Perhaps you can tell me what you mean here?
>>If it means what I think it means, then YES Firebird supports multiple
>>concurrent transactions all at the same time.
>>4. SQL 99 is supported where applicable, cf the Stored Procedure Language
>>which is more compliant with SQL 99 than most other Stored Procedure
>>5. There is a free open source ODBC driver, plus JDBC Driver, plus .NET
>>All in all you get about 2/10 for accuracy.

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