Subject Re: [IBO] IBO speed vs BDE?: Kaputnik
Author Chuck Belanger

That was a great answer, thanks!

And you're right, it has been taking me a while to get over the habit of
thinking in terms of local hard disk based tables as in FoxPro. With IB
everything is returned as a "cursor" as we called it in FoxPro.

As we progress in this project I will definitely be asking the IB community
about specifics.

Right now, do you have any suggestions as to where I could go to learn more
basic information about optimizing IB? Remember we are using IB on a local
system only (and I keep wanting to think of it as a FoxPro-like database, which
it isn't.)

Thanks again,

Chuck Belanger

p.s. I guess the real question is why did the original programmer use IB for
local data, when it may have been faster to use dBase or Paradox? BTW, I have no