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by Jiří {x2} Činčura

Facts about databases :)

6 Dec 2007 1 mins Databases in general

  • Use Firebird SQL Server, if you have the luxury to choose among many database systems. (
  • If you want to deal with the COMPLEXITY, try PostgreSQL Server. (
  • MySQL is trying to become a “proper” database system on VERSION 5 (For God’s sake!). (
  • If you fancy a POSH database system, try Oracle. It has express version available for free; check the licence details. (
  • If you are walking on the road, bricks of which are laid by Microsoft, I need not say anything; you are already using M$ SQL Server 200x. (


Profile Picture Jiří Činčura is .NET, C# and Firebird expert. He focuses on data and business layers, language constructs, parallelism, databases and performance. For almost two decades he contributes to open-source, i.e. FirebirdClient. He works as a senior software engineer for Microsoft. Frequent speaker and blogger at