Today first RC1 release is announced that many oss developers had been awaiting
MyFireGreSql 2.0 is based on code from mysql 6.0 ,firebird 3.0,postgresql 9.0
We needed a big shake up in open source database world and working on the common code base have it’s
advantages:Firebird and Postgresql borrowed from mysql’s speed , mysql used MVCC for it’s transactional engine (is based on firebird) .
SQL2003 is implemented in all three engines now that is published as standard
.So why working on a three SQL200X implementations when we could work only on one? , The project’s model is linux kernel
where vendors are using only one source code for their distributions (patched properly) but there is only one organization for working on the kernel osdl
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Florian Mueller said a new anti-software patents campaign is currently being driven by a deadline Friday for companies to submit answers to the EU on the future of the European patent system; the deadline is focusing the issue once again. Coupled with the RIM Blackberry case was a recent magazine interview in which Microsoft's chief executive Steve Ballmer hinted that the company could institute patent litigation against open source firms, said Mueller.
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Not only does open source Firebird-Fyracle have a catchy name and almost match Oracle on the 6 well known “gold standard key database evaluation mapping criteria”, but it is “just as idiosyncratic”, AND you can run “Compiere v2.5.3c” ( almost )!
Here is the response from shocked oracle users after they found Firebird/Fyracle (Denial Mode)
Download information can be found here ·
· 1.7.1 ( 2006-03-29 ) ·
(Please read the Changelog for details)
– Fixed bug #1417618
– Minor fix on Guid datatype infer.
– Changes to try to avoid problems with IPV6.
– Added new synonym for the user identification ( userid ) in
– Added initial support for EXECUTE PROCEDURE commands in
Carlos Guzmán Álvarez
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The third edition of the conference will happen on July 29th, 2006 at UNIMEP (in Brazil). The expected audience size this year is from 500 to 750 people. This is mostly a portuguese-speakers conference, and an unique chance to reach directly hundreds of potential customers. Paying your sponsorship until 31/March you get 20% discount! Contact fdd.at.firebase.com.br to get the conference mediakit with all the information, including sponsorship plans and prices.
iSCSI is making network shared storage an increasingly popular choice in the midmarket. A $15K device can offer 2.5TB shared storage to 6 servers. Now that looks remarkably like the architecture of the VAX clusters of old. Perhaps it is time to resurrect the Firebird VAX clustering code.
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FLAPS is FLAP with Ssl (that is why S is at the end of word)
FWAP is an acronym for the combination Microsoft Windows, Apache, Firebird and one or more of Perl, PHP and Python. It is modelled after the more well-known FLAP, referring to the all-open source/free software approach which uses Linux instead of Windows.
FWIP is the WIMP equivalent (alias) with firebird used instead of mysql
traffic is high , you can watch the graphs on alexa
Other sites that is worth watching for their visits graphs are firebirdsql.org and ibphoenix.com
Shutdown mode prevents everyone other than SYSDBA and the owner from
This allows you to safely run metadata scripts etc and be sure no-one
else is connected while this happens.
gfix -shut f 300 aliasname
will terminate all connections after 5 minutes.
To allow logins again, you need to use
Here is the rest of the user’s blog discovering this firebird “mode”
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