Subject RE: [firebird-support] Fb_inet_server.exe consumes a lot of ram
Author Alan McDonald
> Hi all Firebird friends
> Have posted this one as well on DEVSHED.COM but so far no help
> received. Will try this forum
> I have a weird problem. A Firebird 2.1.3 Firebird classic database at
> customer site where the fb_inet_server.exe process eats up all memory
> on server and then continues to use swap file until server crashes.

are all users conneccting using the same CHARSET? There is a bug in 2.1.3/4
associated with BLOB memory. I am using 2.1.4 snapshot with no issues like
this anymore.

> I have many customers with same application but i have only seen this
> at 1 customer site. Normally a process will take up between 25-40Mb of
> Ram each, but at this customer it is up to 130Mb each process. Its like
> it is not freeing up the memory
> The configuration is the same - standard for the databaseserver
> installation. The OS is Windows 2003 Std. Edition SP2.
> What am I looking for in order to find out why the processes consumes
> so much memory?
> The server has 2xdual core processor. The CPU seems to be OK - around
> 20-40% of load.
> It is a new created VMWare instans with 4Gb of Ram but the problem was
> exactly the same on a physical server before the change to VMWare.
> Am I looking at Firebird Database Enigine, The database itself or the
> OS?
> Can anyone in here help - what info more can I Provide to you.
> Thanks in Advance
> Regards