Subject RE: [firebird-support] Forced writes off on Windows? - Email found in subject
Author Leyne, Sean
> I know it's risky, but I am willing to take the risk to gain performance, so
> we've got forced writes off on our database on Windows
> 2008 server (web edition).
> I was wondering if this still holds true for Windows 2008, as cited from
> "It has been observed that the Windows server platforms do not flush the
> write cache until the Firebird service is shut down."
> Asking just to be aware of the level of risk I'm exposed to.

I am not aware of any change/difference between these versions, and I ***never*** run with FORCED WRITES = OFF -- the risk is ***never*** worth it.

If you want performance, invest in a top level RAID controller (LSI) and/or Enterprise SSD based storage.