|Subject||Re: [ib-support] 24x7|
> >We plan to use FBAlthough FB + IBO are running 24/7 on a number of our sites,
> >in 24x7 environments (healthcare)
> >Is it safe / recommended ?
> Yes, but put the database server on Linux. "24/7" and "Windows server" are
> a contradiction in terms.
and while we are looking to switch to Linux, NT4Sp6a can be
relied on. While we have yet to get W2kServer to give 24/7
operation. So if a Linux server is not practical, NT4 will
perform. but see next note.
> >In the our other database productsAnother point is to schedule a backup/restore every couple
> >we have used from leading vendors
> >the database size < 500mb so we may
> >assume that FB will not exceed 1GB
> >if that information is of use
> Database size isn't an issue, per se, provided you keep an eye on database
> growth and prepare for splitting the database file well before a database
> approaches the filesystem file-size limit which, in any case, is 2 Gb or more.
of weeks. You may be able to do without it, but if there is
any 'instability' in the system, the restore will help keep
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