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From:The masked marvel Date:May 1 2004 11:52pm
Subject:Accessing DBMS remotely: MySQL? FireBird?
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Some of our customers have remote offices. I was wondering if it'd be safe 
to have a DBMS running at their central office, and have our client 
application running on hosts in the branches connect to it through a VPN 
via the Net?

What happens if the connection goes south while a branch office was making 
changes? Does the DBMS just rollbacks changes automatically after a time-out?

Should we set up some kind of replication instead?

Also, are there compeling reasons to go for Firebird instead of MySQL? I 
don't know enough about the capabilities of each DBMS today to make an 
educated choice.

Thank you for any tip

Accessing DBMS remotely: MySQL? FireBird?The masked marvel2 May
  • Re: Accessing DBMS remotely: MySQL? FireBird?Martijn Tonies3 May
  • Re: Accessing DBMS remotely: MySQL? FireBird?David Griffiths4 May
Re: Accessing DBMS remotely: MySQL? FireBird?The masked marvel5 May
  • Re: Accessing DBMS remotely: MySQL? FireBird?Martijn Tonies5 May