Subject Re: Evaluation of Firebird 1.5 as a replacement of BDE+Paradox
Author gerardusmercator
> You cannot access a database via "embedded" and a running server
> at the same time. Why not just connect to a network based server
> from the Excel thingy as well?

I liked the idea of the embedded server, it was neat and unobtrusive,
maybe a sequel of all the pains I've gone through with the BDE.<g>
But I have to admit that the server is very simple to install and
quite discreet.