Mauricio Longo wrote :
In recent months I’ve started working on a project with some people on the other side of the world. I do not mean this metaphorically. I am in Rio de Janeiro while these people are in Australia.
I am writing a book about the Morfik WebOS AppsBuilder and in doing so, frequently, I need to interact with people from Morfik Technology
Morfik uses Firebird 2.0.
NuSphere PhpED 4.5 with SQLite and FireBird support is released
The new transaction database was developed by Jim Starkey, who joined MySQL when it acquired his Web application technology company in February
Recently I came across Morkif. Still haven’t lost much time with it, but it seems an integrated environment for “drag & drop” webpage development.
It combines AJAX, a small Apache Server and the Firebird database engine.
[ED: via blacklightproject.com]
FB Community News reports:
"The new transaction database was developed by Jim Starkey, a noted database software architect who joined MySQL in February", Urlocker said in an interview at the LinuxWorld conference in Boston. "MySQL recognized that Starkey's Netfrastructure had a full relational database. The database is a jewel in the rough, a new engine with a more modern architecture, oriented for use with large-scale applications." What a nice thing to say about Firebird's design. Users will recognize that Firebird is the polished jewel.
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However I think I’ve seen the future, SQL on rails be sure to checkout the screencast. 🙂
Thanks to Duc for passing on this link – I’m now a convert. 34721 is the magic number…
[ED: via James Strachan’s blog – Yes it’s friday;)]
Interbase/Firebird Development Studio Update 3 has been released. Added data type checks and ability to check existing databases for code errors. Added ability to activate/deactivate indices and recompile stored procedures and triggers to refresh execution plan. Improved syntax highlighting – now highlights pair brackets and begin..end blocks, and many more. Detailed list of new features and fixes are available.
More information about Interbase/Firebird Development Studio can be found here: www.sqlly.com
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[ED: seen it via this article ]
IBM is today expected to release a near-ready version of its latest database server, code-named Viper, a product designed to snatch market share from rival Oracle and fend off open source challengers. Bob Picciano said "Viper is really aimed at taking [Oracle] out of the market," noting that about 40 per cent of the world's data is in an XML format. He added that DB2 Express-C is helping IBM to maintain customers using open source databases.
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