Subject Re: [ib-support] Re: extremely long register and connection times
Author Woody
From: "Paul Schmidt" <paul@...>
> One solution if your application requires a server, is to use a "black
> box", and I don't mean one of those cool looking black IBMs (I have
> one). You get a machine, it could run Linux to make it cost
> attractive. Sell the machine as part of the application package. It
> comes with Interbase or Firebird preinstalled, with the databases
> already set up, all the client needs to do, is give it an IP address,
> and plug it into their network.

This is, of course, a very viable solution for major applications such as
financial systems, etc.. But how do you sell a client a $200 program that
needs a $2000 server or workstation to go with it? <g>

There must be a workaround somewhere. There's just got to be.