Subject Re: [firebird-support] How reliable is communication between Firebird Client and FB Server?
Author Dan Taylor
That should all be handled by TCP/IP, regardless of how firebird implements
it's communications on higher protocol levels. TCP sorts out packet
retransmission and ordering etc.


On 28/06/06, Valentin Voev <voev@...> wrote:
> Hi all,
> Does anybody know how FB Client sends data to the remote Server?
> I'm concerned what will happanes if during the sending data and commit
> transaction to the remote ("very remote" server) and if TCP/IP network
> has problems with lossing packets (for instance 25%-50%)?
> Will Client (fbclient.dll or gds_db.dll) and FB Server will repeat and
> repeat sending the data untill they guarantee 100% that if clients
> sends: "abcdef" on the server will indeed "abcdef" (not "ab#$%f")?
> Thank you for the help!

Dan Taylor BSc MIET

Software Development Engineer
PhD Student, Heriot Watt University, UK

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