Subject Re: [Firebird-Architect] Can we, can we, can we????...
Author Dmitry Yemanov
"Ann W. Harrison" <aharrison@...> wrote:
> I guess I don't understand your web-server example.

Let me suggest you another one. You have an ERP database and some
applications. The used FB database is quite big and complex. Your users
create necessary reports in Crystal Reports which connects to the server via
EasySoft ODBC driver (BDE/dbExpress/whatever else). Our API cancel feature
is not available for Crystal Reports. But users can easily forget some join
condition when linking a few huge tables. If this reports implies sorting or
complex stored procedures, your server is guaranteed to become hard loaded
for a few hours (or even days).

People often don't have full control over the software they use, so they can
trust FB server only. And configurable timeouts give them some level of