TCP IP vs Named Pipes

TCP IP vs Named Pipes

Post by Sures » Sat, 15 Sep 2001 12:09:04


I have read and implemented the Named Pipes and TCPIP at
the client level and server level and succeded. But I
could not understand the technical difference between
Named Pipes and TCPIP.  What are the requirements to
connect the database using Named pipes other than the
configuration at the client & server level?  I mean

Thanks in advance.



TCP IP vs Named Pipes

Post by William Colfles » Sat, 06 Oct 2001 22:15:45

Sorry, I cannot help with the technical information you requested.

I have a question regarding your experience with the two connection protocols.  Do you see a throughput difference?

In my experience, throughput to a SQL2000 server under Named Pipes can be several times greater than under TCP.

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