Subject RE: [firebird-support] Does Firebird need "compact" process
Author Johan van Zyl
And space limitation on Linux?
-----Original Message-----
From: Martijn Tonies [mailto:m.tonies@...]
Sent: 04 August 2004 02:16
Subject: Re: [firebird-support] Does Firebird need "compact" process

> >Do you mean a table size limit or database size limit?
> >
> >Databases are pretty much unlimited in size.
> >
> >With regards,
> >
> >Martijn Tonies
> To clarify what Martijn says : the database size is limited by the
> operating system and the size of your hard drives.
> You can make Firebird have several data files, spread across different
> drives, if you need to.
> Any single file size is limited by the operating system. On Windows, the
> maximum file size is 4 GB. So the limit on a Firebird Database file
> on Windows is 4 GB per file.

I don't think Windows 2000 on NTFS is limited to 4GB/file.

With regards,

Martijn Tonies
Database Workbench - developer tool for InterBase, Firebird, MySQL & MS
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