Subject Re: [firebird-support] Re: Events
Author Ann W. Harrison
Adam wrote:

> Apart from the firewall problems you may encounter, another important
> thing you need to remember is that there is a large potential to
> overwhelm your server. If you have lots of clients waiting for the
> same event, and those clients all immediately request a lot of data
> when that particular event fires, you can get into trouble.

That's true, but having the same large number of clients polling for
new data means you're overwhelmed even when nothing is happening.