Subject Re: [Firebird-Architect] Remote Providers
Author Jim Starkey
Fabricio Araujo wrote:

>On Mon, 09 Feb 2004 18:32:37 -0500, Jim Starkey wrote:
>>I think it would make a great more sense to configure each remote
>>connection type as separate providers each each can have separate
>>configuration parameters. This would allow, for example, to have
>>multiple tcp providers with different ports
>The list of tcp ports available in tcp providers will stay
>in server, right?

>>for either different
>>database or included in a single list of providers to be polled, one by
>>one, in the order specified.
>I particularly think that providers could be asynchronous (if
>possible), so very
>few CPU will be used to answer the provider call and can be used
>somewhere else. (I particularly doesn't use polling unless I NEED to
>use this).
I think there's a misunderstanding here. What I mean by polling is that
during a database attach operation the Y-valve calls the providers
listed for a database, in order, until one of the providers reports that
it can make the connection. The order of providers is, in general,


Jim Starkey
Netfrastructure, Inc.
978 526-1376