alternatives to Firebird: sqlite [was: Firebird doesn't support MSVC 2015]

Caolán McNamara caolanm at
Tue Mar 8 10:05:43 UTC 2016

On Mon, 2016-03-07 at 16:11 +0100, Lionel Elie Mamane wrote:
> On Tue, Mar 08, 2016 at 02:06:07AM +1100, Chris Sherlock wrote:
> > Is HSQLDB out of the question?
> HSQLDB2 and H2 are good choices if we decide to stay with a Java-
> based
> one (which brings performance problems because of the slowness of
> crossing the C++-to-Java barrier).

IIRC we don't bundle a java runtime into our windows builds which is
another nuisance wrt java components. We rely on there being one
already installed which isn't guaranteed to be the case.


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