Firebird Conference 2011  Firebird Conference 2011 Author:   Philippe Makowski Firebird Foundation  Email:   pmakowski@ibp...
Firebird Conference 2011                      Welcome and thanks• Thanks to our conference sponsors    • Sita Software    ...
Firebird Conference 2011                      Firebird organization• Commercially independent    • IDPL license    • 24 me...
Firebird Conference 2011                           Firebird Core DevCore Development                                   Wit...
Firebird Conference 2011                         Firebird sub projects  Jaybird (jdbc    Roman Rokytskyy        driver):  ...
Firebird Conference 2011                      External contribution• code     • IBPhoenix     • Redsoft     • Sas     • Fy...
Firebird Conference 2011                       Firebird Foundation• objectives     • To support and advance the developmen...
Firebird Conference 2011            Foundation Management CommitteeOffice Bearers                                     Memb...
Firebird Conference 2011                           Firebirds Future• actual     • Firebird keeps getting bigger = same peo...
Firebird Conference 2011                                 You can help•   join the project for various task around•   becom...
Firebird Conference 2011Have a nice conference ! Philippe Makowski - Firebird Foundation - 2011-11-25
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Firebird Conference 2011 - Introduction

  1. 1. Firebird Conference 2011 Firebird Conference 2011 Author: Philippe Makowski Firebird Foundation Email: pmakowski@ibphoenix.comLicense: Public Documentation License Date: 2011-11-25 Philippe Makowski - Firebird Foundation - 2011-11-25
  2. 2. Firebird Conference 2011 Welcome and thanks• Thanks to our conference sponsors • Sita Software • IBPhoenix • IBSurgeon Philippe Makowski - Firebird Foundation - 2011-11-25
  3. 3. Firebird Conference 2011 Firebird organization• Commercially independent • IDPL license • 24 members of the admin list• Decision made by consensus • Dedicated mailing lists • Devel : 950 members • Support : 6600 members • Checkins : 50 members • Bug tracker • Daily snapshots • Technical Task Group Philippe Makowski - Firebird Foundation - 2011-11-25
  4. 4. Firebird Conference 2011 Firebird Core DevCore Development With the help of Dimitry Yemanov (Coordinator) Paul Beach Vlad Horsun Helen Borrie Alex Peshkov Pavel Cisar Adriano dos Santos Fernandes Philippe Makowski Claudio Valderrama Paul Reeves Philippe Makowski - Firebird Foundation - 2011-11-25
  5. 5. Firebird Conference 2011 Firebird sub projects Jaybird (jdbc Roman Rokytskyy driver): Ado .Net Jiri Cincura driver: ODBC driver: Alexander Potachenko Python driver: Pavel CisarDocumentation: Paul Vinkenoog, Helen Borrie, Norman Dunbar, Geoff Worboys, Frank Ingermann, IBPhoenix and translators Philippe Makowski - Firebird Foundation - 2011-11-25
  6. 6. Firebird Conference 2011 External contribution• code • IBPhoenix • Redsoft • Sas • Fyracle • Various from Linux packaging• tools • Flamerobin • Drivers • Various GUI Philippe Makowski - Firebird Foundation - 2011-11-25
  7. 7. Firebird Conference 2011 Firebird Foundation• objectives • To support and advance the development • To encourage cooperation • To provide non-commercial infrastructure to manage funds• 209 members• 35 countries• 20 sponsors• Budget $150,000 Salaries per year for the project : $350,000 (Foundation and IBPhoenix) Philippe Makowski - Firebird Foundation - 2011-11-25
  8. 8. Firebird Conference 2011 Foundation Management CommitteeOffice Bearers Members Philippe Makowski (President) Paul Beach Steve Summers (Vice-President) Pavel Cisar Raymond Cléroux (Treasurer) Fabio Codebue Helen Borrie (Secretary) Stephan Heymann Alexey Kovyazin Olivier Mascia Thomas Steinmaurer Philippe Makowski - Firebird Foundation - 2011-11-25
  9. 9. Firebird Conference 2011 Firebirds Future• actual • Firebird keeps getting bigger = same people, doing more work • Funding pressures continue to increase • Need to find new resources • Firebird help you to have successful business• compare figures • Firebird 2.5.1 Windows downloads : 80140 • support list : 6600 members • Foundation : 209 members Philippe Makowski - Firebird Foundation - 2011-11-25
  10. 10. Firebird Conference 2011 You can help• join the project for various task around• become Foundation member or sponsor• spend money at the mad auction• and for Foundation members, dont forget do vote at our next AGM Philippe Makowski - Firebird Foundation - 2011-11-25
  11. 11. Firebird Conference 2011Have a nice conference ! Philippe Makowski - Firebird Foundation - 2011-11-25
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