Subject Re: [IB-Architect] Re : License Question
Author Markus Kemper

Didn't mean to mislead you. There is a lock manager
and locking going on. I meant the absence of necessary
table/page/record locking imposed on the programmer
when using transactions often seen in db other products.



Andi Kleen wrote:
> From: "Andi Kleen" <ak@...>
> On Thu, Mar 23, 2000 at 06:53:53AM -0800, Markus Kemper wrote:
> > > The fact that Classic scales better on SMP than
> > > SuperServer shows that the work is not complete BTW,
> > > you can sink near endless work into suitable locking.
> >
> > We are investigating the issue of better SMP support
> > with the SuperServer. I do not know your level of
> > IB experience but, it sounds like you have some MySQL
> > experience. If you have not already had a chance
> > to explore InterBase from a transaction (I don't
> > believe that MySQL has them) and application development
> > perspective please do. I think you might walk away saying
> > to yourself "What locking?. InterBase's unique versioning,
> > the MGA, engine makes it so easy for me. I no longer
> > have to think about multiuser contention."
> Interbase 4/Linux used to spawn a lock manager, so there is
> surely some locking going on. Also I assume you'll need some
> locks e.g. to protect the data structures in a shared cache
> (I'm not even thinking about transaction locks, but more about
> basic things like linking buffers in a free list etc.).
> -Andi
> ------------------------------------------------------------------------
> You have a voice mail message waiting for you at
> ------------------------------------------------------------------------
> To unsubscribe from this group, send an email to: