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Firebird

Relational database offering many ANSI SQL standard features that runs on Linux, Windows, and a variety of Unix platform
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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 872 GitHub stars and 154 GitHub forks. Here’s a link to Firebird's open source repository on GitHub

Who uses Firebird?

Companies
6 companies reportedly use Firebird in their tech stacks, including Kravia, KingHost, and Hetosoft Sistemas.

Developers
60 developers on StackShare have stated that they use Firebird.

Firebird Integrations

Liquibase, DBeaver, Entity Framework, Entity Framework Core, and Dapper are some of the popular tools that integrate with Firebird. Here's a list of all 14 tools that integrate with Firebird.
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Firebird Alternatives & Comparisons

What are some alternatives to Firebird?
MySQL
The MySQL software delivers a very fast, multi-threaded, multi-user, and robust SQL (Structured Query Language) database server. MySQL Server is intended for mission-critical, heavy-load production systems as well as for embedding into mass-deployed software.
MariaDB
Started by core members of the original MySQL team, MariaDB actively works with outside developers to deliver the most featureful, stable, and sanely licensed open SQL server in the industry. MariaDB is designed as a drop-in replacement of MySQL(R) with more features, new storage engines, fewer bugs, and better performance.
PostgreSQL
PostgreSQL is an advanced object-relational database management system that supports an extended subset of the SQL standard, including transactions, foreign keys, subqueries, triggers, user-defined types and functions.
MongoDB
MongoDB stores data in JSON-like documents that can vary in structure, offering a dynamic, flexible schema. MongoDB was also designed for high availability and scalability, with built-in replication and auto-sharding.
Microsoft SQL Server
Microsoft® SQL Server is a database management and analysis system for e-commerce, line-of-business, and data warehousing solutions.
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Firebird's Followers
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