Subject Re: [ib-support] When do FB/IB 'flush' to disk?
Author Claudio Valderrama C.
"Phil Shrimpton" <phil@...> wrote in message
> On Wednesday 28 November 2001 11:11, you wrote:

NTFS is "helping" you, probably. The "transaction" in the file system has
not been closed and for some reason the current changes aren't marked as
permanent. Maybe if I spy on MsSql I can tell you what MS does, regarding
the API. There are NT kernel calls that aren't available to Win32. This is
the reason for the black legend about MS reserving some obscure calls for
themselves to beat the competition.

> I need 'forced writes = ON' without the performance penaty <g>, or failing
> that, so way of signaling FB to flush its file(s) either manually, or
> automatically (like the sweep thread)

How would flushing differ from forced writes? I'm not sure I get the idea.

Claudio Valderrama C. - -
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