Subject RE: [firebird-php] Firebird1.5, ADODB & PHP Sessions
Author Alan McDonald
What method do you use for connecting to FB? ibase_connect or
ibase_pconnect? Because the ibase_pconnect leaves the connection opened
between 2 call and because of this the FB server process won't be
terminated even if it is classic server.


It has been said here before that pconnect, although by theory it maintains
a connection pool, has a habit of not using existing connections after they
have recently been dropped, but rather establishing a new connection. As a
result, the number of open connections climbs - you have to keep your eye on
it apparently. ibase_connect will be slightly slower theoretically but I
haven;t noticed any difference, and it does not have the stated problem of