Subject Re: Face Firebird 1.5.3 performance problem with Intel Core 2 + Windows 2003
Author Chau Chee Yang
> I really would be interested what tuning is required because we
> suffer the same problem (low performance).
> We tried everything to no avail, we use FB 1.5.3, i even installed
> the classic version which suffers the same poor performance aswell.
> - All DBs have FDB extension
> - ShadowCopies disabled
> - CPU affinity
> As a test I create a DB from a script on 2 machines and a Win2000 900
> Mhz outperforms a Win2003 2.4 Ghz. When I compare the CPU usage on
> both machines during the create the Win 2003 machine always gets
> stuck on 1-2% while the Win2000 machine uses 20-25%.

That's cool. At least someone here facing the same problem as me. Are
you using DomainController for your window 2003? If so, if you try to
find a new hard disk and install another version of win2003 without
Domain Controller and give a try. See what is the effect.