Subject RE: [firebird-support] Re: Scale or tune firebird?
Author Nigel Weeks
This seems to be the problem...

> There are no clients all work
> is done in a single process on the server machine.

Sounds like one of:
Your code is blocking somewhere, and new threads can't get to resources
You're using Windows on an SMP box, and you're caught by the 'Single
Process Shuffle' between processors.

> We need to know how we can optimise the hardware with firebird,
> without a trial and error approach which would cost heaps of
> money and time to decipher how to build a machine that can
> take firebird to its maximum potential

Any Enterprise RDBMS will run like a dog if you ask it to...including


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