Subject RE: [firebird-support] Re: Upgrade to FB2.01 and performance drops
Author Rick Debay
You should also remember that your data is in the clear during transit.
I'd at least operate over a VPN.


[] On Behalf Of trtoms
Sent: Tuesday, May 22, 2007 10:32 AM
Subject: [firebird-support] Re: Upgrade to FB2.01 and performance drops

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<> , "Alan McDonald" <alan@...>

> > > > This application is a Delphi app accessing the Firebird database
> > > > directly over the Internet via the BDE.
> > >
> > > BDE!!! over the Internet!!!
<snip> I'm surprised you are happy with performance using BDE over the
> your users must be a very patient lot :-)
> Alan

Thanks Alan - most useful! And yes, they were patient for about 1
day.... Then the pressure to revert to local separate databases kicked

We've got about four months to resolve this before the next rollout
happens for the same client, and it may be that we use Terminal
Services (or equivalent) as a short/medium-term expedient solution.


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