Why Firebird is superior to MySQL

I’ve been trying to convince a client to switch to Firebird from the more popular MySQL in preparation for version 2 of the web application we’ve been programming.

For MySQL lovers, (and we are, I should say. We’ve been using it for 4 years), if you are planning an enterprise-type application with huge data transaction, it’s time to park your favorite database in favor of a true RDBMS such as Firebird. Here’re two documents to help you decide, and hopefully help me convince our client.

% Why Not MySQL?
% Interbase (Firebird) and MySQL : A technical comparison