Subject RE: [IB-Architect] Improving Failover
Author Matt Larsen
Jim Starkey said:
>The other thing that would help failover would be a registry,
>preferrable replicated, where a client could go to find
>the current server. Perhaps we should consider a database
>name (syntactially differentiable from a file name) to
>somebody could transparently map to s (server, filename)

I believe that there is an inherent comfort to management and DBAs about
providing a database name or alias which does not mention the location of
the file. I prefer having the database file/files visible only to the
database engine, not to any end-users (or developers for live databases).

Matt Larsen