Subject Re: [firebird-support] Re: "Embedded" is no such thing
Author Martijn Tonies
> >>>Things seem to be fine now the conf files are in the BIN folder.
> >>>
> >>>What's the difference between an embedded and server setup?
> >>
> >>Embedded is like a mini superserver nested nicely inside a dll. Only a
> >>single application can access the database at one time, and the
> >>database runs in the application space with the application. It is
> >>really useful for setting up different tiers with data stores that are
> >>significant enough to want a real database but for which installing a
> >>database service is a bit of a hassle.
> >
> >
> > "Embedded" is a **** name. It's NOT an embedded server, it's more
> > like "direct access like the normal server process".
> >
> > Can't we think of a better name than Embedded?
> Will "Embedded" Firebird run on WinCE?

I don't know as I don't know the (recent) specs of WinCE, but I doubt

I do believe there is an early Firebird Windows CE port, but it kinda
died because no-one maintained it. Perhaps you can search the
SourceForge area for this?

> I was just forced to buy an ipaq to run a new version of a product I
> have to use and the supplier's WinCE rewrite dropped Ctree Plus and now
> uses MS SQL Server.

With regards,

Martijn Tonies
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