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Real User
DBA at a consultancy with 201-500 employees
Dec 11 2019

What is most valuable?

The solution is very useful for stock management. The solution has worked perfectly; I've never run into issues or had to reach out to technical support for troubleshooting.

What needs improvement?

I've never had any issues with the solution, so I can't think of any improvements it would need. It would be interesting if they added functionality with redundancy, reputation, and variability.

What's my experience with pricing, setup cost, and licensing?

The solution is freeware, so it doesn't cost anything to use it.

What other advice do I have?

I use this solution specifically for one database. It's a good product for little databases. We only use this solution for one project. Mostly, we're focused on MariaDB, MySQL, and PostgreSQL. I'd rate the solution five or six out of ten… more»

Which other solutions did I evaluate?

I didn't evaluate other options. I found a recommendation for this solution online and decided to implement it.
Ceotriv67
Real User
CEO at a tech vendor with 11-50 employees
Sep 08 2019

What is most valuable?

I find the ease of deployment to be the most valuable aspect of this solution.

What needs improvement?

I think the performance and features of the program can be improved. The scalability of the performance when using more than one process is not so good. I would also like more or better security.

What's my experience with pricing, setup cost, and licensing?

It is more affordable than Microsoft and there are no additional costs. It is a public domain system as every customer can install it on their system without paying any license fee.

Which solution did I use previously and why did I switch?

We currently use Firebird as well as Microsoft SQL Server. The performance and scalability of Microsoft are much better, but it's a more expensive solution of course because it's a commercial license.

What other advice do I have?

Firebird can be used in simple situations and in more at-home situations, but there are better solutions out there for bigger customers. That is my main advice to others. What's more, Firebird SQL is a bit cheaper than Microsoft. For what… more»

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