Subject Re: [Firebird-Architect] Re: Some enhancements to NBackup to allow backups more often
Author Martijn Tonies
> > > Sorry Dimitry, I don't understand very well. AFAIK, NBackup will log
> > > on _ON_THE_DATABASE_ as another user (thus, in the classic mode will
> > > create another process) will issue an ALTER DATABASE BEGIN BACKUP,
> > > do his job in HIS transaction, after this issue an ALTER DATABASE
> > > END BACKUP and exit closing the process. This is the way in which
> > > works today. Where is the problem if, instead exiting will wait some
> > > time and/or some ammount of changes and do the entire procedure
> > > again? I don't see what's the problem with the other processes?
> > > Aren't FB ACID compilant? Or I'm missing something?
> >
> > From what I remember, NBackup doesn't "do" transactions, but creates
> > a database-page level backup.
> As usual you are absolutely correct!

See, I do pay attention every now and then ;-)

Sean, will we be seeing you at the conference this year?

Martijn Tonies
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