ODBC Query Timeout Values 
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 ODBC Query Timeout Values

This may be something of a no-brainer, but here goes anyway.

What are the penalties of setting a large Query Timeout value in ODBC.  I
can see that ideally you could choose a fairly low timeout value and deal
with timeouts nicely for the user.  If, however, I am running an
application over a potentially poor network then I would guess that a
high timeout is a good idea.  Are there any penalties other than a lack
of feedback to the user while that timeout is expiring?  If I have
another client, connecting to the same server over a much better network,
should I set the timeout there lower, and if so, why.

Many Thanks


These are my opinions and may not be those of my employer.

Thu, 09 Sep 1999 03:00:00 GMT  
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