Subject Re: [Firebird-Architect] Share a database connection
Author Paul Schmidt
On April 24, 2003 05:18 am, C├ędric JOUBERT wrote:
> Hi,
>
> Since we are Interbase 4.2 Users, we were using the 3 free users to share
> our connexion database (we have only 1 database). We have 3 different
> applications which share the same connection to our Interbase Database.
>
> So my questions are :
> I heard that with IB 7.0 (and since the version 6.0), it is possible to
> share a database connection between many different applications. Is it
> really possible with Firebird and how it works ?
> Is it for this reason the IB4.2 free users have been deleted in next
> versions ?

I don't know about sharing a connection, with Firebird the number of "free"
connections are unlimited. There are limits, but they are related to other
factors, such as server size. So the idea of sharing a connection, to stay
under the "free" connections limit is not an issue.

Paul S