Subject Re: [Firebird-Architect] for discussion Transient Data Set
Author Ann W. Harrison
Leyne, Sean wrote:

> Doesn't this in-memory structure and the earlier implementation
> discussions mean that FB would never be able to work in
> clustered/fail-over environments?

I don't think so. If I cared about failover, I probably wouldn't set
/tmp to a RAM disk, but aside from that, one file or multiple files
shouldn't make any difference that I know of.
> By creating additional files wouldn't this further increase the
> co-ordination required between the cluster nodes?

What do you mean by a cluster?
> Whereas, by adding the data to the existing db file would mean that the
> TDS would fall under the standard db 'coordination' activities.
> Shouldn't those environments be considered when discussing/considering
> new features? (They are a growing presence in IT shops)

Of course.