The winners of the fourth annual SourceForge Community Choice Awards were announced at this years OSCON. Over 47,000 open source projects were nominated for this years Community Choice Awards and 85 finalistswere selected across twelve categories.
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Here is the main website for the event (where the live announcement was made on 23 July)
I will add more info after the press releases.So firebird team will get another Bot 🙂
Here is an interview with Jim Davis, SAS Institute SVP and Chief Marketing Officer.
He mentions SAS contributions to Firebird project
SAS (through our database access team) is one of the top corporate contributors to Firebird, an open source relational database.
Infoworld article mentions Firebird
One of the more common queries I hear is, “What database should I use under Linux?” That is actually a pleasantly difficult question, because there are a number of choices that depend on what you want to do.
The time for nominating Firebird for the Sourceforge Community Choice Awards has arrived! Firebird already won several categories in 2007, now let’s try to repeat it again! Click the button below and fill the nomination form. I suggest to nominate Firebird for the following categories:
- Best Project
- Best Tool or Utility for Developers
- Best Project for the Enterprise
The post mentions Firebird.
Why a RDBMS with so many features like Firebird SQL is so unpopular if compared to MySQL or PostgreSQL and what we can do to help this amazing project.
Well maybe we will do beter with promotion but this year we won the #3 place in LinuxQuestions Database Of the Year Poll
Thank You to all Who Voted , Next Year target is to overcome Postgresql 🙂
Another article in Japanise where Firebird History is recolected also Firebird Future and Roadmap from 2008 is inspected
Also in first part Firebird 2. 1.1 is compiled and installed from source on CentOS