Subject RE: [firebird-support] FB embedded thread-safe
Author Alan McDonald
> > Please advise: is it safe to use the firebird embedded edition from a
> > multi-threaded app simultaneously from a few threads if each thread
> > has a separate database handle? Say a separate instance of
> > TIBDataBase (Delphi) is created within each thread.
> >
> > The manual doesn't explain this question :(
> It's not possible. The whole concept behind the embedded version
> is to only
> allow one connection to the database. You could not use multiple threads
> with multiple connections.
> Woody (TMW)
and (apart from Sean's response), you can even back up the database while
using it via embedded by using the services API