Subject Re: [ib-support] Firebird with zeon processors (win2k)
Author Daniel Rail

At March 11, 2003, 15:28, Dennis Cons wrote:

> I am running Firebird 1.0 on a compaq departmental server (win 2k) with 2
> zeon processors. I understand that Firebird only uses one processor.
> Windows sees these 2 processors as 4, due to the hyperthreading technology.
> The performance manager shows Firebird working in only one of the 4
> statistic windows. Is Firebird using 50% of my cpu power or actually only
> 25%.

It would be 25%. With FB 1.5 Classic Server for Windows(still in beta,
but used in production by some of the developers), you'll be able to
use 100%, since Classic Server can run in an SMP environment.

Best regards,
Daniel Rail
Senior System Engineer
ACCRA Group Inc. (
ACCRA Med Software Inc. (