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Firebird is a relational database offering many ANSI SQL standard features.

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FirebirdOverview

Firebird is a relational database offering many ANSI SQL standard features that runs on Linux, Windows, and a variety of Unix platforms. Firebird offers excellent concurrency, high performance, and powerful language support for stored procedures and triggers.

Firebird is a fully featured and powerful RDBMS. It can handle databases from just a few KB to many Gigabytes with good performance and almost free of maintenance!

Below is a list of some of the Firebird's major features:

- Full support of Stored Procedures and Triggers

- Full ACID compliant transactions

- Referential Integrity

- Multi Generational ArchitectureVery small footprint

- Fully featured internal language for Stored Procedures and Triggers (PSQL)

- Support for External Functions (UDFs)

- Little or no need for specialized DBAs

- Almost no configuration needed

- Large user community

- Optional single file embedded version

- Dozens of third party tools

- Careful writes - fast recovery, no need for transaction logs!

- Many ways to access your database

- Native support for all major operating systems

- Incremental Backups

- 64bits builds available

- Full cursor implementation in PSQL

- Monitoring tables

- Connection and Transaction Triggers

- Temporary Tables

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# Fixed
* Core Engine/API
- (CORE-3115)The internal record compression routines exhibited some bugs.
- (CORE-3103)A SELECT statement incurred more non-indexed reads in the third v.2.5 release candidate than the same statement in v.2.1.3.
- (CORE-3101)ALTER DOMAIN was not possible in a database that had been migrated from an earlier version.
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FirebirdTech Specs

Version
2.5.0
Date
10.04.10
License
Free
Language
English
File Size
6.45MB
Category
SubCategory
Operating Systems
Windows 9x / 2000 / XP / 2003 / Vista / Windows7
System Requirements
No additional system requirements.

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