Subject Server memory quickly eaten up
Author Michele Bassan
We are moving a client-server application from Access to Firebird.

We tried with a Redhat Linux with
SuperServer for Linux NPTL V1.5.2 installed
and also with a Debian Linux Superserver v 1.51,
but the problem remains the same.

When we have a few simultaneous active clients, the memory used by the
Firebird server process starts to grow of about 5 MB/minute, and keeps
growing without any limit until the server crashes.

Any idea on any parameter that has to be configured in firebird.conf
to prevent this, or of any bad programming that may have been used in
our client aplications?
Our client applications open the connection at the beginnning
of the operations and re-use always the same connection for
many hours.