Firebird is a relational database offering many ANSI SQL-92 features that runs on Linux, Windows, and a variety of Unix platforms. It offers excellent concurrency, high performance, and powerful language support for stored procedures and triggers.
Reviewing 188.8.131.5233 Alpha 2 (May 30, 2005)
According to some reports, Firebird actually has a substantial piece of the open source database market. This is because Firebird is often embedded as part of other products.
Reviewing 1.5 RC3 (Jun 11, 2003)
BTW, FireBirdSQL is based on Borland Interbase. When Borland Open Sourced it, they forked these guys are going it alone.
Reviewing 1.5 RC1 (Apr 19, 2003)
Plenty of other, better SQL programs available such as mySQL and postgre. The group around this program are rather childish as well with their spamming of the mozillazine forums and massive email attacks on the Mozilla/firebird project.
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