Subject Re: [firebird-support] Firebird & MS SQL on same server
Author Helen Borrie
At 08:23 PM 9/02/2010, Dimitry Sibiryakov wrote:
>09.02.2010 9:31, john.porteous@... wrote:
>> We are thinking of moving Firebird to the Windows server as is a newer, much more powerful machine with virtually no processing load (its our domain controller).
>> Are there any known issues with running both on the same machine?
> They will fight for RAM, CPU and disk I/O. What is the worst - domain
>controller has write cache turned off (on system drive at least) which
>leads to poor performance if database or temporary files is placed there.
>> I spotted comments about the need to explicitely define ISQL.exe if used (we dont), the only other coments we have found are performance comparisons.
> AFAIK, MS SQL has utility osql.exe, so no conflict is here.

Name confusion, apparently. MySQL has a utility called isql (probably .exe on Windows) and the jumble-up happens on POSIX platforms, not Windows.