Subject Re: [IB-Architect] New feature request (thread priority)
Author Ann W. Harrison
At 10:56 AM 11/26/2000 +0100, Kay Schubert wrote:

>do you understand that IB executes queries as a whole ? Only one query
>at a time will be processed, and all other queries are blocked until the
>current query completes. That means if IB starts to process a 10 second
>query, all other queries have to wait until this query completes,
>regardless of their thread priority.

Actually, except for local access on Windows platform (and maybe even
there, I don't know), InterBase does switch threads within a query.
At least it did in V3, and I doubt that anyone took that capability


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