Subject RE: [firebird-support] TcpRemoteBufferSize
Author Paul Beach
> We use IBReplicator for replication and since we use encryption for the
> connection from the sales representative to the company network we have
> massive performanceproblems with the replication. One of the network
> admins told me, that the problem could be, that there are sent a lot of
> small packets while replication. I have seen in the firebird.conf is a
> parameter TcpRemoteBufferSize to enlarge the packet size. But in the
> docu is written "Use this parameter—with caution and complete
> comprehension of its effects on network performance!—if you need to
> enlarge or reduce the TCP/IP packet size for send and receive buffers".
> Can anybody tell me, what are the effects on network performance?

Exactly as I outlined in my response to your question on the IBReplicator List.
You may actually see preformance improvements reducing the default buffer size
bearing in mind the fact that 1.5 doesn't send trailing spaces over the wire.