Subject Re: IO 32? 64? , OS and max file size
Author Lou

I did a little experimenting and got my answers.

FB 1.52 Classsic on Win2K and Suse Linux w/Reiser no problem with
files > 4GB so I can stick with a single file database until I have
performance problems and then possibly it might be best to go to
multiple files on multiple disks or more CPU's.

-Lou ;-)

--- In, "Lou" <lfeliz@y...> wrote:
> Hello.
> I have read Helens excellent bookd and understand the basic 2 / 4GB
> size rule between Fat32, NTFS and EXT2/3 and 32 bit IO.
> Is there a table somewhere comparing various OS's, Firebird versions,
> IO width and maximum database file sizes. I am running Suse Linux 9
> with Reiser file system. and a Win2000 server running Firebird
> with a 3.2GB database that will be growing quite a bit
> next month when I archive more data after year end processing.
> My next stop is a little more google'ng as well as reading release
> notes, but I thought I would drop in hear and ask the question any way.
> - Lou