Subject RE: [firebird-support] Re: FBv1.53 customer moved to Win2003 server = big slowdown
Author Nigel Weeks
It's link speed negotiation on your network cards.

Lock them all to 100MBit, full duplex. If that doesn't work, wind them back
to half duplex.

We had the exact issue here with 8 workstations. By stopping the NIC's
negotiating with the switch about which speed to run at, we fixed the

This approach was suggested earlier yesterday - did you try it?



[] On Behalf Of tickerboo2002
Sent: Wednesday, 21 February 2007 7:47 AM
Subject: [firebird-support] Re: FBv1.53 customer moved to Win2003 server =
big slowdown

> Let's step back...
> What is your application doing when an update is applied?
> Are you simply posting the change to the DB or are you re-executing some
> query, after the update?
> What language is your application written in?

>From what they describe, it's simply moving from screen to screen,
where each screen performs a few selects. No updates. The user
reports that it takes around 10 seconds to move to a different screen
and 60 seconds on some other screens. Every other installation has
sub-second response.

I'm using IBO v4.6B and BCB 2006 (C++).

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