Subject RE: [ib-support] EXTERNAL tables for logging
Author Thomas Steinmaurer

> > External tables do have some restrictions you should be aware of:
> >
> > - Only INSERT and SELECT is supported
> > - No BLOB and array support
> > - DML operations are outside transaction control
> > ...
> well, for my logging system thats all I need (select and insert). And, I
> don't really need blob or array suport and so on...

Well, but you are still outside transaction control, so you
can't be sure that only *committed* DML operations are logged.