Subject AW: [ib-support] Firebird Questions
Author Christian G├╝tter
Hi Darin,


> I'm unclear on a few things regarding Firebird and am hoping someone
> can clear them up.
>
> 1. What is the difference between Firebird Client and Server? Does
> Client run on a local box and doesn't have all the features of
> Server?

I think the client install installs just the files that clients need
to attach a database server. AFAIK, just it is just the file GDS32.DLL
for Windows.

If you want to use a server locally, you have to use the server install.

> 2. Is there any cost to using Firebird as the database for a
> proprietary software which would be sold?

AFAIK not.


Regards,

Christian