Subject Re: [ib-support] Re: extremely long register and connection times
Author Paul Schmidt
On 15 Nov 2001, at 11:53, Woody wrote:

> 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>

That is true.... Then again on a $200 app, I would not "certify" it
works with XP until I find a solution....


Paul Schmidt
Tricat Technologies