Subject Re: [firebird-support] Interbase/Firebird with a SAN
Author Alexandre Benson Smith
Steve Wiser wrote:

>Hi All,
> Anyone here use a SAN to store the database files and have the server
>connected to the SAN over Fibre channel? If so, how do you like it?
> We are trying to get a handle on our fast growing storage needs and
>adding hard drives to individual servers (and their backup servers) is
>starting to get out of control. I am assuming that Interbase/Firebird
>will not have a problem with a SAN as I think the OS thinks that the
>hard drive is local, but I am not 100% sure.
> We are thinking about starting off with a 3 TB SAN from Dell and
>attaching it to 8 of our servers, but I would love to hear if anyone
>else is doing this and if so how it is going, any pitfalls to avoid,

No experience with it :-(

But I think if you ensure that no other FB Engine access the same
database file, you will be ok.

see you !


Alexandre Benson Smith
THOR Software e Comercial Ltda.
Santo Andre - Sao Paulo - Brazil

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