Subject Re: [firebird-support] Re: Firebird for big projects
Author Carlos H. Cantu
Michael, it seems that if you use FB 2.05 (or newer) you are safe to
kill the process (at last in linux). More details, check currently
discussion at fb-devel.

Firebird Performance in Detail - -

MW> Can you elaborate? We've been running classic exclusively for years, often
MW> using kill to stop open connections and we never had a single corruption. I
MW> was under the impression that this is the standard way to "kick" users.
MW> Classic has shown to be up to 2x faster than SS in our environment. I see it
MW> as a big plus for classic being able to kill single processes that are eating
MW> all resources (ie runaway queries) without needing to shutdown the whole
MW> firebird server. I am pretty sure i have read somewhere that killing
MW> fb_inet_server processes under classic should never have any ill-effects since
MW> it was designed for that "use case".
MW> Thanks,
MW> Michael