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Hosting files on a Win 7 workstation

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We use a Relational Database for our insurance business. I have been told that this file can be shared by upto ten users at once on our network.
We are peer to peer.  if the work station hosting the database is using it, would that lock out other workstations which had permission to access it?
and also could the other workstaions simultaneously use it too?
what would be the benefit of hosting it on  a Server 2008  VS  a dedicated Win 7 work station?   woul d either be faster file sharing or superior in any ways?
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