Re: mu + Interbase

From: Michele Andreoli (
Date: Sat Jun 17 2000 - 21:58:07 CEST

On Sat, Jun 17, 2000 at 09:01:53AM -0500, nicely wrote:
> Interbase is an RDBMS (Relational Database) that supports strong transaction and recoverability, making it a better candidate for Online Transaction Processing, ecommerce, etc than say, MySQL or PostGres .. which although fast and light, lack the more advanced transactionability and concurrency used is heavy duty db. I wouldn't say IB is as good as Oracle or SQL Server, but I think it makes for a relatively strong DB in a multi-user environment. Because of the way Mu is compiled, IB becomes a perfect candidate. I will reinstall my mu, and put IB in /user/Interbase ... I will explore it and see how much "non-essential" stuff is in there, and what could be removed.

Do you plan to create an addons? I've added an addons-mini-howto in


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