Subject Re: [ib-support] Importing From External File
Author Doug Chamberlin
At 8/17/2001 09:04 AM (Friday), Mike Grover wrote:
>Well I split my 2 large SDF Data files into files 5 million records each.
>Total size of all files was 38 gig.
>I then setup tables to external files.
>Next I Imported from each table like this..
>It finished with out errors...
>Problem is that the total of all gdb files is 26 gig?
>I wonder what data is missing?

Probably none. GDB files contain database records which are automatically
compressed using a simple but usually effective run-length encoding scheme.

Sounds like you did it!