Subject Re: [firebird-support] FB2.5 and Multicore
Author Michael Ludwig
Nico Callewaert schrieb am 10.06.2010 um 11:53 (+0200):

> I was wondering if FB 2.5 can work with multicore servers ? I'm a bit
> puzzled in this way : what if Classic server is installed, there will
> be several FB processes running.

Yes, and with SuperClassic as well, which allows FB to use several

> Maybe these processes will be spread over several cores, but what
> about 1 single process: could 1 process use multiple cores ?

The following thread has some interesting answers on the problem of SMP,
operating system and FB architecture:

Classic vs SS

> Or is 1 connected user = 1 core ?

I think you can leave the user out of the equation. What matters is the
attachment (connection) to the database. And the equation is wrong, as
that would limit - on either architecture - the number of attachments to
the number of cores.

Michael Ludwig