Subject Re: [firebird-support] is Firebird the good or wrong choice ?
Author Mercea Paul
On 2010.04.28 9:34 AM, svanderclock wrote:
> hello,
> When our database was little, not really intensive firebird was ok.
> But as soon as our database grown, it's become a terribly nightmare
> !!! index corruption, database corruption, Server crash, server
> freeze, server use 100% CPU, etc... every week big crash of the
> database, and to backup restore the data it's cost more than one days
> ! you imagine a 24h*24h service that stop every week for more than 24
> hours ? simply imagine all the employees without any tool to work!
> I know that their is some guy here that do a fantastic job on firebird
> (like vlad, helene, Philippe, etc.), and even they do it most of the
> time for free ! but it's seam to be not enalf : it's still not work ...
> i m really frustated because today our website is again crashed and
> it's will again like this all the days in the best scenario... in the
> worse scenario the database is too much corrupted to be backuped /
> restored and we must go in old version of backup, mean data loss !
> we have 2 dedicated database server, one with firebird and another
> with mysql... say what you want but i never connect to the mysql
> server, just time to time to update the windows 2008 ! i even don't
> have too much knowledge of mysql. but it's really work for more than 3
> years now without any problems (but really not even a single error) !
> I smile (badly) when i hear that firebird can run without any database
> administrator ... yes probably but if you have 3 tables and no more
> then 100 records :)
> I m very sorry about this strong letter, but i m completely
> worried today about firebird... if noone say nothing, everything will
> look like ok ... but it's not ok !! i hope that the firebird managing
> team can find fastly a way out to stabilize their engine, but for now
> the 100% open source not seam to be the solution ! it's not work !
> compare the building in west europe and in est europe to see what i
> mean ... it's really look like for me that their is a lack of
> financial mean in firebird ... here also say what you want but stop to
> say that only few developpers can maintain and grow a database engine
> that have a value of 30 millions dollars !! this time of one man show
> in computer world is over for more than 10 years now !!
> again don't say what i not say: the firebird team are doing a
> fantastic job ... i m just worried (terribly) that they are doing
> alone a titan job ! and me in this time i need to wake up at 3AM in
> the morning because server crashed, can not even imagine going in
> holidays ...
> stephane
> __.
Hi Stefane

You thought that your application is full of errors and because of this
database is corrupt?
Just a hint!


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