Subject Re: [firebird-support] Large Database Multi File support
Author Martijn Tonies
Hi Edward,

> Hey everyone,
> Just wondering if there is a way to create a large database (more than
> four gigs), without having to specify a lot of seconday databases (like
> is there a way to have it automatically generate secondary filenames
> based on the original name and just create them as needed?). Also, does
> firebird suffer any significant performance penalties if its using
> multifile databases? Any answer would be appreciated.

With Firebird, you can have a singe file database that's
very large as it supports 64bit I/O.

With regards,

Martijn Tonies
Database Workbench - developer tool for InterBase, Firebird, MySQL & MS SQL
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