Subject Re: Firebird with satellite connexion...
MB> Jonathan Neve wrote:
>>>Sends a little, and waits for response. Not very good for satelite link.
>> Is there any way of changing this (somewhat), or any parameter to make
>> it better? I saw a parameter in firebird.conf regarding the buffer size
>> for communication. Would this help?

MB> I don't think it would improve it enough to be very usable. But I never
MB> tried it myself. Perhaps someone else can answer?

MG> i do not have a satelite connection , but i am using a VPN to
MG> administer some clients databases , over ADSL (768/128) with a ping
MG> time of around 150 ms and this is annoyingly slow somewhere like 1
MG> insert per second using ibexpert's script executive
MG> or for example opening a database in DB Explorer (also IBexpert)
MG> Local 2 Sec
MG> Remote 57 Secs

I'm in the same boat as well, over a extremly fast cable connect to VPN, I
have a very noticable delay. Administraton is
slow, and active development is painful. I end up making a copy of my
development stuff and download it locally to
work with.

Josh Cooper
Database Administrator
United States Aluminum
Phone: 1-800-627-6440 X590
Fax: 1-972-937-5467