Subject Re: [firebird-support] Scaling Firebird - Azure
Author Daniel Miller
On 10/6/2019 9:49 AM, Rune Horneland rune.horneland@...
[firebird-support] wrote:
> Hi,
> We are running Firebird 2 in an Azure VM. It can only take so much in
> terms of concurrent connections.
> What top-level advice would you give to scale this?
> We are connecting to it from a .NET core Middleware using Azure VMs.
> The architecture of the middleware is quite monolithic. We are
> considering rewriting it with Microservices and Azure functions or
> similar architecure, but are unsure how we could scale the Firebird DB
> or connections itself.
> Multiple casehandlers in our company use it via a Delphi-based Windows
> application at the other end, with a vendor maintaining the Firebird DB
> and Windows app development, so we are locked into using Firebird.

"Locked into using Firebird" say that like it's a bad thing!

Can you provide some more details of your usage? Things like:

1. Current number of current connections
2. Desired number of connections
3. Current database size
4. Details of the virtual host - O/S, RAM, filesystem, HD type.