Subject Re: [firebird-support] What is better MySQL vs Firebird
Author Martijn Tonies

> You also need to look at the feature set for Firebird vs. MySQL.
> MySQL operates more or less like an SQL interface to a flat file
> backend.

So what? As long as it's the server process that access the files,
this doesn't really matter.

>Some of the very things that define what a relational database
> are violated by this piece of software.
> This isn't just a praise of firebird... it is more or less the
> affirmation that MySQL is by far your worst choice if you ever actually
> care.

This might have been the case for pre v4 and pre v5 versions, but
recent versions of MySQL have improved. A lot.

With regards,

Martijn Tonies
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