Subject Re: [firebird-support] which one faster (overall) , MSSQL or Firebird ?
Author Aage Johansen
On Sun, 25 Jan 2004 05:32:53 +0000 (UTC), David Johnson wrote:

> ...

> MS-SQL has been successfully used to support databases as large as 64
> terabytes. I believe that 7GB is the effective limit of a Firebird
> database.

Is the 7GB a typo for 7TB? Or, what is "effective limit" ?

> All current relational DBMS are ultimately based on the same ISAM
> technology, so the query optimization and hardware selection are the two
> keys to performance.

In mixed mode (select/insert/update/delete) use, the locking (or not) can
be a factor.

Aage J.