Subject Re: [firebird-support] Performance Degredation on Dual Processor SBS 2003?
Author Daniel Rail

At November 18, 2005, 10:08 AM, carstoneseating wrote:

> I am thinking of adding a second Xeon processor to my server running
> Microsoft Small Business Server 2003. However, I have read "somewhere"
> that Firebird degrades in performance with dual processors. Is this
> indeed an issue? I am using DBA Manufacturing ERP package with the
> Firebird Database.

Firebird Superserver will degrade in performance if you don't set the
CPU affinity to a single processor in the Firebird.conf configuration
file. If you want Firebird to use both processors, then you'll need
to use the Classic Server version.

Best regards,
Daniel Rail
Senior Software Developer
ACCRA Consultants Inc. (
ACCRA Med Software Inc. (