What is Firebird?
Firebird is a relational database offering many ANSI SQL standard features that runs on Linux, Windows, MacOS and a variety of Unix platforms. Firebird offers excellent concurrency, high performance, and powerful language support for stored procedures and triggers. It has been used in production systems, under a variety of names, since 1981.
Firebird is a tool in the Databases category of a tech stack.
Firebird is an open source tool with 370 GitHub stars and 100 GitHub forks. Here’s a link to Firebird's open source repository on GitHub
Who uses Firebird?
5 companies reportedly use Firebird in their tech stacks, including Entrypass Corporation, IBSurgeon Ltd, and KingHost.
30 developers on StackShare have stated that they use Firebird.
Liquibase, DBeaver, Entity Framework, Lucee, and OmniDB are some of the popular tools that integrate with Firebird. Here's a list of all 8 tools that integrate with Firebird.
Why developers like Firebird?
Here’s a list of reasons why companies and developers use Firebird
Firebird Alternatives & Comparisons
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