|Subject||Re: [firebird-support] Migrating from MySQL to Firebird|
|Author||Alan J Davies|
> I don't want to start a comparison debate.Ok.
1 Crystal Reports - Odbc. Works well.
2 single file database model - works very well in both Classic/Super
Server - its your choice depending on end-user requirements and
platform. Is equally at home on Windows and Linux. Firebird uses 1 file
with all you need wrapped up in it. You can also use more than 1 file -
but only if you need/want to.
3 What are the strong points of firebird over MySQL? I think that goes
back to > I don't want to start a comparison debate.
You need to decide what you want and expect. If MySQL works for you and
you know it, stick with it. If you can fix the issues, surely that would
be less work for you.
Alan J Davies
On 15/01/2012 17:55, Go Green wrote:
> I don't want to start a comparison debate. One of my .NET application is
> running with MySQL back-end from the last three years. Because of some
> issues, I want to migrate the database to Firebird. Apart from these
> unforeseen issues, there is one more reason to choose firebird. I came
> to know that firebird has an option to use single file database as well.
> This becomes data files easier to manage and backup.
> I have following queries before migration:
> How Crystal Reports (with Visual Studio 2008 and above) handles firebird
> connections? Is it via ODBC?
> How reliable is the single file database model and what type of
> installation (Classic/Super Server) is recommended for this model?
> What are the strong points of firebird over MySQL?
> Rohit K.
> code1008@... <mailto:code1008%40aol.com>
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