Subject Re: [firebird-support] firebird 2
Author Nols Smit

About drivers and Delphi: I recommend IB Objects ( It's blazing fast and I'm sure they support Unicode. In a recent test load of a table, with a mayor key, two foreign keys (integer) and four double precision data fields, I loaded 33 million records at a tempo of 2000 records per second into a FireBird 1.4 database using a Pentium 4 PC (3.2 GHz, 1 GB RAM). I presume it's not to slow? Further, IB Objects is also qualified for the Rubicon search engine ( That application of mine under "What's New!" currently uses IBX 7.08. In the near future I will convert it to IBO, with connection pooling.


Nols Smit

Council for Geoscience, South Africa

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