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Mandriva Allies With IBPhoenix To Support Firebird 2.0

Thursday November 23 2006

Thanks to a collaboration between IBPhoenix and Mandriva, Mandriva Linux is now the distribution offering the best integrated support for Firebird 2.0.

Mandriva now offers the packages for Firebird (Classic and SuperServer versions), the ODBC pilots, Class 4 JCA-JDBC, Python and PHP as well as the administration guide Flamerobin. IBPhoenix is for its part preparing the training material. Mandriva and IBPhoenix are happy to be able to work together so successfully and to have develoedp such a complete solution for Firebird. Training, technical support...nothing is missing.

The result of this collaboration was presented during the fourth Firebird conference, which was held from November 12 to November 14 2006 in Prague. For additional information visit the Firebird Project Website

About IBPhoenix

IBPhoenix is the premier portal for the Firebird open source relational database and the leading provider of information and services to Firebird developers and users, those who develop applications on Firebird, and those who develop the underlying Firebird database engine itself. The IBPhoenix team has an unparalleled depth and breadth of experience with Firebird as developers, as users, as consultants, and in providing accurate, useful answers to questions about either product.

About Mandriva

Mandriva, formerly known as Mandrakesoft, is the publisher of the popular Mandriva Linux operating system, one of the most full-featured and easy to use Linux systems. The company offers its enterprise, government, and educational customers a complete range of GNU/Linux and open source software and related services. Mandriva products are available in more than 140 countries through dedicated channels and also from Mandriva Store, the company's online store. Born in 1998, the company has offices in the United States, France and Brazil. More information on mandriva.com

Press contacts:


  • Paul Beach pbeach@ibphoenix.com


  • CĂ©line Harrand - celine.harrand@mandriva.com

  • Emilie Ngo-van Do - engovando@mandriva.com

  • Guillaume Martin - gmartin@mandriva.com