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We performed a comparison between Firebird SQL and Oracle MySQL Cloud Service based on real PeerSpot user reviews.

Find out in this report how the two Open Source Databases solutions compare in terms of features, pricing, service and support, easy of deployment, and ROI.

To learn more, read our detailed Firebird SQL vs. Oracle MySQL Cloud Service report (Updated: September 2022).
635,162 professionals have used our research since 2012.
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Pros
"Firebird SQL is an open-source solution and can run on most operating systems, such as Linux, Unix, and Windows.""I appreciate the fact that, once the database is embedded, it doesn't need to be administered, and removes the requirement for a specific server.""I can deploy it on Linux, Mac OS, and Windows — it's very easy."

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Cons
"The solution could improve by providing partitioning and encryption. It is not at the higher level of database solution but it could be with some upgrades.""In the next release, it should support JSON, XML, and replication with third-party tools.""This solution isn't very user-friendly, or intuitive, which could be improved when it is developed."

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"There could be more courses where the people could learn more easily how to use the tool."

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  • "There is a yearly maintenance fee for the use of the solution."
  • "There is no licensing cost for this solution, as it is open-source."
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    Overview
    Firebird is an open source SQL relational database management system that runs on Linux, Microsoft Windows, Mac OS X and a variety of Unix.

    Oracle MySQL Cloud Service delivers a secure, cost-effective and enterprise-grade MySQL database service. Built on MySQL Enterprise Edition and powered by the Oracle Cloud, it provides a simple, automated, integrated and enterprise ready MySQL cloud service, enabling organizations to increase business agility and reduce costs.

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    Sample Customers
    Elekt Labs, Streamsoft, wobe-systems GmbH, DRB Systems, Moscow City Hospital #31
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    Comms Service Provider38%
    Computer Software Company14%
    Government6%
    Financial Services Firm5%
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    Computer Software Company23%
    Comms Service Provider14%
    Financial Services Firm14%
    Manufacturing Company8%
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    Small Business24%
    Midsize Enterprise19%
    Large Enterprise57%
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    Small Business22%
    Midsize Enterprise13%
    Large Enterprise65%
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    Firebird SQL is ranked 4th in Open Source Databases with 3 reviews while Oracle MySQL Cloud Service is ranked 6th in Open Source Databases with 1 review. Firebird SQL is rated 8.0, while Oracle MySQL Cloud Service is rated 9.0. The top reviewer of Firebird SQL writes "A zero administration, open-source solution that requires extensive training prior to use". On the other hand, the top reviewer of Oracle MySQL Cloud Service writes "Easy to set up with helpful support and fair pricing". Firebird SQL is most compared with MySQL, PostgreSQL, MariaDB and SQLite, whereas Oracle MySQL Cloud Service is most compared with MySQL, EDB Postgres Advanced Server, PostgreSQL and Amazon Aurora.

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