Subject Re: Upgrade to FB2.01 and performance drops
Author trtoms
--- In, "Alan McDonald" <alan@...>
> > This application is a Delphi app accessing the Firebird database
> > directly over the Internet via the BDE.
> BDE!!! over the Internet!!!
> I'm sorry but you are never going to get good (read acceptable)
> over the internet. The bandwidth is just not up to it. Even
tunnelling under
> compression is not going to work, since the transport protocol of FB
> small/numerous packets... i's a non-starter I'm afraid.
> Alan

Interesting! Why should this combination be a problem? And how do
people implement decent performing client/server apps over the Internet?

Any info gratefully received.