Subject Re: [ib-support] newbie question
Author Martijn Tonies

> I'm very new with databases and I need to make a major decision -
> Firebird of MySQL? What are the advantages of FireBird over MySQL?

Referential integrity, transactions (standard, not an add-on), triggers,
stored procedures, ACID compliant, VIEWs, sub-selects, unions,
on-line backup without taking the database offline, non-blocking
behaviour, transactions, referential integrity.

> What are the free database components that I can use with FireBird?
> What can you say about this article
> .html ?

Not this year :) ...

> Your help will be very much appreciated. Thank you very much.

With regards,

Martijn Tonies
Database Workbench - the developer tool for InterBase & Firebird
Upscene Productions

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