×
INTELLIGENT WORK FORUMS
FOR COMPUTER PROFESSIONALS

Contact US

Log In

Come Join Us!

Are you a
Computer / IT professional?
Join Tek-Tips Forums!
  • Talk With Other Members
  • Be Notified Of Responses
    To Your Posts
  • Keyword Search
  • One-Click Access To Your
    Favorite Forums
  • Automated Signatures
    On Your Posts
  • Best Of All, It's Free!

*Tek-Tips's functionality depends on members receiving e-mail. By joining you are opting in to receive e-mail.

Posting Guidelines

Promoting, selling, recruiting, coursework and thesis posting is forbidden.

Students Click Here

Clarion 1.5 16bit and topspeed file performance

Clarion 1.5 16bit and topspeed file performance

Clarion 1.5 16bit and topspeed file performance

(OP)
Hello, All

Just wondering if anyone has any experience with the Clarion 1.5 application and using topspeed files. I'm just wondering if there is a performance issue when switching from the clarion files to the topspeed files?

and/or if this can be solved by recompiling my 16bit code into 32?

RE: Clarion 1.5 16bit and topspeed file performance

If the Clarion DAT files are serving your purpose there is no need to change to the TopSpeed TPS file format.  You should be able to recompile 32 bit (if you are still 16bit) with no worries.  The major change in the TPS structure is that it is a "super-file", that is the data and all keys are contained in the same DOS file structure.

HTH

RE: Clarion 1.5 16bit and topspeed file performance

(OP)
Thanks 4 the info. gearhead.
But my client has issues with the clarion files and all of the extraneous key files.  So i'm hoping that i can give them the benefit of increased performance as well as not having to deal with all of the key files.
They have some history files that get between 60 and 80 meg. depending on the season, and would like to see the updates and accesses improve.

RE: Clarion 1.5 16bit and topspeed file performance

In that case go ahead ~8).  The TPS file format is modified from the DAT format.  You will get the same or even perhaps better perfomance than the DAT format.  Also if you are inlcined you can reduce the disk storage requirement by encrypting the tables.  A by-product of the encrytion is a reduction in storage size.

Red Flag This Post

Please let us know here why this post is inappropriate. Reasons such as off-topic, duplicates, flames, illegal, vulgar, or students posting their homework.

Red Flag Submitted

Thank you for helping keep Tek-Tips Forums free from inappropriate posts.
The Tek-Tips staff will check this out and take appropriate action.

Reply To This Thread

Posting in the Tek-Tips forums is a member-only feature.

Click Here to join Tek-Tips and talk with other members! Already a Member? Login

Close Box

Join Tek-Tips® Today!

Join your peers on the Internet's largest technical computer professional community.
It's easy to join and it's free.

Here's Why Members Love Tek-Tips Forums:

Register now while it's still free!

Already a member? Close this window and log in.

Join Us             Close