Subject RE: [firebird-support] Re: Remote Firebird Eng and FDB file question
Author Daniel Jimenez
> I can probably think of 100 reasons you wouldn't want to do
> that, but I am struggling to think of one reason to do that,
> unless PC two is running an OS that doesn't support firebird
> yet but hosts all your other files etc, or it has a RAID or something.
> Firebird will be optimised to handle calls to local hard disks.
> Introduce a LAN to the works, and the network speed will
> cause real bottlenecks (even with Gigabit networks). Put
> simply, for ideal speed for network file read, it would need
> to use disk a lot less than it does.
> Can you not put the fdb file on PC one, or install Firebird on PC two?
> Even if you could get it to work, it would require both PC
> one and two to be running perfectly so it would effectively
> double the probability of something going bad.

I agree, but the client (the dude paying) has place the constraint (no FDB
or apps to be deployed on PC One). So I will contact him, and advice him of
the impossibility.

Thank you