Subject Re: [firebird-support] Firebird vs Postgres
Author Lester Caine
Richard Wesley wrote:

> - Postgres is faster, and is not nearly as sensitive to indexing
I'd dispute that - depends on the job.
On bitweaver I'm finding that Firebird gives faster results then
Postgres most of the time but I don't have documented info yet :(
I'm working on that but it's not a priority.

> - Postgres has a much richer built in function set.
Partly true, but you can't add functions to Posgres like you can
Firebird, so some of my local Firebird stuff can't be ported to it.

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