[thelist] Using Firebird as an embedded database

Steve Lewis nepolon at worlddomination.net
Thu Jun 23 16:41:42 CDT 2005

Keith Gaughan wrote:

> I've been running it on my laptop, fiddling around with it, and reading
> the documentation, and I like what I see so far.
> If anybody on the list has been using it for anything, I'd be grateful
> for any thoughts or stuff to watch out for.

We had problems with debugging apps using Firebird as the DB, an 
intermittent platform-dependent issues when we started using Firebird as 
the embedded DB for our CD installer products.

We are sold on Derby, now.  I would very highly recommend it if you are 
not afraid of Java.


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