Subject Re: firebird on virtual server
Author Aage Johansen
Markus Ostenried wrote:
On Thu, Oct 14, 2010 at 11:39, Nick Upson <nick.upson@...> wrote:
> I will shortly be setting up firebird CS 2.1 on a virtual machine for
> the first time, I've always used 'real' machines up to this point
> any tips or things to watch out for?

Not that I know of. I've installed Firebird on more virtual than
physical machines, using Debian or Windows as OS and it works fine for

Have you noticed any change in I/O speed with virtual machines
(compared to 'real' machines)?
We moved some databases to a VM and observed some decrease in I/O
performance, but since both machine and disks are different I'm not
sure where the "problem" is. IIRC, this was gbak performance (Fb/2.1).

Aage J.