| Commercial RDBMS For PC/Linux Unveiled in Japan JP
July 7, 1998 (TOKYO) -- Rios Corp. announced that it developed a
Japanese version of InterBase4.0 for Linux, which is similar to
InterBase4.0, a relational database management system (RDBMS)
product of InterBase Software Corp. of the United States.
|This RDBMS will work on the PC with Linux, which is distributed as
freeware UNIX. It is the first commercial RDBMS for Linux with a
To utilize RDBMS on Linux, customers must use free PostgreSQL or SCO
's OpenServer version of Oracle with a third party vendor's patches.
Rios will distribute InterBase4.0 for Linux free of charge through
its home page at http://www.rios.co.jp/iblinux/ (in Japanese). The company will not
charge a license fee for vendors to sell application programs that
integrate InterBase4.0 for Linux. The source code will not be made
Rios is planning to develop the latest version of InterBase5.0 for
Linux as well. It has not decided if this version will be available
free of charge.