Subject Re: Firebird 100% CPU Usage After Backup
Author Graham King
--- In, Helen Borrie <helebor@t...>

> Are you certain that all the backups are finished when you
> observe this behaviour?
> It might be one of your databases undergoing a large amount
> of garbage collection during the course of extracting the
> data into the portable data format (gbak does this...)

Yes the backups do complete. Our current setup is a simple Windows
batch file which backs up all the databases in a given folder with
GBAK. The Command Prompt window which opens when the batch file runs
eventually closes, indicating of course that the batch job has

Also we know the backups are valid as they are automatically copied to
another system each night, restore and validated.

Graham King