Subject Re: [firebird-support] Re: Upgrade to FB2.01 and performance drops
Author Martijn Tonies
> > > 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)
> performancce
> > 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
> is
> > 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.

By using a middleware solution with it's own protocol -- think of:

- Asta ->
- RealThinClient -


Martijn Tonies
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