Subject RE: [firebird-support] GBak. Memory use
Author Alan McDonald
> Hi
> This has been discussed before, but I don't think I ever got a good
> answer.
> Each morning I do a GBak Restore on my labtop from a nigthly backup.
> This GBak restore is being processed in a commandline under Windows XP
> Sp2.
> When restoring, I never comes below 300 - 400 Mbs of physical memory
> available.
> Every once in a while I do the excact same restore, but now I do it on
> our server.
> When doing this, the server comes to the part, where it restores all
> the index'
> Here I have only between 1 and 10 K of available physical memory.
> Both my labtop and the server has 1 Gb of RAM.
> The server is running Windows 2000 server with a RAID system.
> I can restore this DB on the labtop within 30 minuts.
> On the server it takes between 60 and 90 minutes!
> It really slows down, when creating all the index.....
> Why is that ?
> Regards
> Michael

you've confused me now - you say the server has 10k of memory? and you're
wondering why it slows down?