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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 Architecture
  • Very 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

New

* Some welcome improvements were made to the Trace services, viz.,
- Sessions can now be configured to log user and automatic sweep activity.
- TRACE now produces statistics of actions that happen after a transaction has finished.
- TRACE now provides the ability to log errors that occur in runtime (lock conflicts, key violations, et al.).
* It is now possible to use the API to do a remote backup/restore.
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FirebirdTech Specs

Version
2.5.2
Date
11.08.12
License
Free
Language
English
File Size
6.58MB
Category
SubCategory
Operating Systems
Windows 9x / 2000 / XP / 2003 / Vista / Windows7
System Requirements
No additional system requirements.

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