Subject RE: [ib-support] When do FB/IB 'flush' to disk?
Author Leyne, Sean

> > Wow! You've shattered my understanding/expectation of how
> Windows would
> > flush it's cache.
> Same test on Linux loses very little or no data.

This is what I expected of Windows -- well there another lesson learned

> If I were to run two instances of the importer app, I would
> need to introduce
> loads of table/record locking stuff, which would hardly gain
> me any time.

Actually, since the import seems to be I/O bound, adding another process
wouldn't yield much because of contention for I/O.

By the way, what Windows OS are you running? What hardware
(particularly disk sub-system)?