Subject Re: [firebird-support] Multi CPU machine
Author Daniel Rail

At October 10, 2004, 17:10, Robert martin wrote:

> Actually my comment was based on the proposed road map where
> comments were requested. My understanding is that there is already
> a large company with $$$ funding Vulcan and the incorporation of
> features into FB 2 is the issue rather than the availabilit
> y of said features.

> I don't actually need SMP support (however it would be nice), I
> just thought that maybe it should be a higher priority than some
> other features.

In the roadmap it is said that Vulcan will be the base code for FB 3.
And, that the features that were added to FB 2.0 will be integrated
into the Vulcan code to form FB 3.0.

> p.s. Didn't realise it was such a difficult task to implement (Im
> no DB developer :0) ). That makes it all the more impressive that
> IB7 has it !

And, there has been some instability issues with IB7's SMP support.
They mention that IB8 will be more SMP compliant, so that makes you
wonder about IB7.

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