Subject Re: [firebird-support] Evaluation of Firebird 1.5 as a replacement of BDE+Paradox
Author Tim
I must warn you, having been through the same process myself, that
changing from a file - based database (like paradox or dbase or
access) requires some significant conceptual changes as well. It is
MUCH better, but it is NOT THE SAME.



At 13:34 12/09/2006, you wrote:

>Hi all.
>I am evaluating Firebird 1.5 as a replacement of the BDE + Paradox.
>I have some doubts about the deployment of the Firebird server:
>- Is there a way to embed the installation of the FB 1.5
>classic/superserver in one's own app install process?
>- What if my app installs a FB 1.5 classic or superserver on a
>computer that already has a FB 1.0 or Interbase server (6.X or later)
>installed. Will it interfere with the other servers installations or
>can they work simultaneously?
>Currently, the app has an Excel add-on (a DLL wrapped by a XLA, may be
>converted to a XLL soon) that accesses the DB directly.
>This wouldn't be possible with an embedded server, as the Excel add-on
>would load another instance of the server, right?
>Thanks in advance.

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