Subject Re: [firebird-support] Migration Strategy IB5.6->FB1.0
Author Florian Hector
> Is it true that 5.6 gdb (ODS 9.1?) is compatible with FB1.0?
I think compatible is not the right phrase here, you can convert a ODS 9.1 Database to a ODS 10
database via Backup/Restore. The FB server refuses to read your old database file without the

> In other words is a server upgrade *only* ok in the short term or is it ill
> advised?

Don't undstand what you mean here..

> Lastly, in worst case (assuming dialiect 1, no field name issues) is a
> transportable backup via FB1.0 restorable *back to* IB5.6?

Never tried, but I don't think so.
But if you cannot get the converted DB to work, then you don't have the need to convert it back
again to 9.1. You still have first the original file and the backup of that file.