Subject Re: [firebird-support] Different Versions of FireBird
Author Daniel Rail

At August 19, 2003, 04:27, Anand wrote:

> We are presently using Firebird 1.0, and planning to download
> and try out the RC 4.0. However there are a number of versions
> to download, and I would be grateful if someone here clarified
> their uses for me. So what are the Classic, the SuperServer and
> the Embedded Server versions of Firebird? What are their
> distinctions and under what situations is each of them more
> suited than the rest?

Embedded Server: You can use it for single user applications.
Windows DLL.

Superserver: Runs better on a single CPU(with hyperthreading disabled
if the CPU supports it). Runs under Windows and Linux.

Classic Server: Supports SMP environment. Runs under Windows and

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