Subject Re: [firebird-support] Re: Memory use and FB 1.5
Author Helen Borrie
At 02:00 PM 30/06/2004 +0200, you wrote:
>I forgot one more thing, and maybe Helen can give some input here.
>There are two firebird.conf settings - SortMemBlockSize and
>By default these are commented out, so I wonder if firebird will use all
>available ram to do its in memory tasks if you dont throttle it by
>specifying limits.

No; everything in Firebird.conf that is commented out represents the
default settings, so sort mem space is pegged at 64 Mb by default.

>I remember that Oracle used to hog the server totally if you didnt put a
>chain on it.

We all have thrilling memories of Oracle. :-)