Subject Re: [firebird-support] Does Firebird need "compact" process
Author Daniel Rail

Just to add my 2 cents.

At August 4, 2004, 09:15, Martijn Tonies wrote:

>> 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
> running
>> on Windows is 4 GB per file.

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

Only if using FAT32. With NTFS, for a single file DB, it's only
limited by the size of the volume(not just hard-disk, since a volume
can span more than one HD).

Best regards,
Daniel Rail
Senior System Engineer
ACCRA Group Inc. (
ACCRA Med Software Inc. (