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On 08/04/2014 04:15 PM, dave boland wrote:

On Mon, Aug 4, 2014, at 09:10 AM, Jean-Francois Nifenecker wrote:
Le 04/08/2014 14:51, dave boland a écrit :
How does switching to Firebird solve the issue of an embedded, all in
memory database?  I would be happy if LO offered an option (when
creating a db) to use embedded model or the split model.

Any embedded DB engine (HSQL or Firebird or any other) won't solve the
Base [R]DBMS embedding problems. Only external DB engines can be
Using an external DBMS is up to you. Base/LibO can be setup accordingly.

Jean-Francois Nifenecker, Bordeaux

That is my point.  That is why Base needs to make setting up an external
db easy - like when the db is being created.  Check one box for the
embedded model, another for the split/external model.  Appropriate Help
infornation will be needed.  While they are at it, how about an option
to do mariadb or mysql external db instead of just HSQL or Firebird?


BIG +1 (or rather +100)

I think this is a MUST!! It took me a couple of years to puzzle out what was wrong, (Embedded vs External), and then a few weeks to get it all to work - very little info available - all I could do was step-by-step with the Forum.

But once you get it all working the difference is amazing. One year down the line and not one crash or one piece of data lost!!!

Pretoria RSA


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