Subject Re: [firebird-support] firebird transaction logging
Author Aage Johansen
On Sun, 10 Aug 2003 21:07:02 +0000 (UTC), avian_rand wrote:

> MS SQL Server creates a log file of every transaction (a separate file that
> you usually put on a separate drive or machine than the actual db file) that
> can be rolled forward in the event of a disaster. You go back to your
> latest backup and then roll the log forward to the point of the disaster.
> Is there a similar feature in Firebird? I read something about logging
> taking place in the fbd file itself. This seemed like a bad idea to me.
> Of course if your fbd file gets trashed somehow, then you have to go back to
> your latest backup. Can anyone give me a brief explanation of how all
> this is done in FB?

I realize that you have tried to get this answered on several NGs already,
but until someone gives you a better explanation you could take a look at
this document:
See the paragraph on "Multi-generational Architecture".

Aage J.