Subject Re: [firebird-support] Windows O/S Config for 50-user system
Author Daniel Rail

At January 19, 2005, 13:36, Kevin Stanton wrote:

> Greetings,
> I have to quote a 50-user system for my app. The o/s has to be windows
> based (I wish I knew Linux).

> Question:
> For a 50-user system, do I need to purchase Windows 2003 with 50 cals or can
> I just purchase a beefed-up PC running something like XP Pro?

Don't go with XP Pro for this configuration, I recommend a true
server. Also, if the users will not have to access the server
directly, other than through TCP/IP to connect to Firebird, then what
comes with Windows 2003 Standard(5 CALS) is more than enough.

Best regards,
Daniel Rail
Senior System Engineer
ACCRA Group Inc. (
ACCRA Med Software Inc. (