|Subject||RE: [firebird-support] Any API to get the database size?|
> Thanks Alan,The more often you check, then of course any method will slow performance.
> with larger page size might effect let's say another couple
> of (may be more) megs. I think I can live with that. But If
> I go with record count approach and apply to a real time
> application this might slow down my application.
> Yuýsuf CELIK
But you need only check during a critical moment.
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> > Hi,
> > I hope this is not a silly question.
> > Is there any way to get the database size from any client?
> > If I have given away a demo product so I can limit the size
> > of db and prevent user from adding/updating data.
> > Thanks in advance
> > with regards
> > Yusuf CELIK
> I don't think this would be the right approach. The DB size
> is not an accurate means of putting this sort of limit on
> things. If someone restores the DB with a larger page size
> than you expect, then your calcs may not be correct. You're
> better off doing this on record counts - something more
> definitive. Alan