Subject RE: [firebird-support] Does Firebird support to read data from database directly (or with API )?
Author Alan McDonald
> Other than the external files,
> does Firebird allow or support (with API) to read records from a
> database table directly?
> The reason to do so is that SQL command is slow.
> So in case of bulk copy or large volumn of data read/write, any
> faster way to do so?
> Thanks a lot.

If I understand you correctly - the answer is no. SQL is the only way to get
the server to give you back records from the database or ask it to write
records back into it.
There are, however, some techniques to ensure optimum performance for data
pumping. e.g. regular committing of transactions etc.