Subject Re: [firebird-support] Maximum single file database size?
Author Dan Wilson
On 8/20/2004 at 5:45 AM rithban wrote:

> I've been told that the maximum size (on Windows) for a single-file
> database on Interbase < v7.1 is 4GB.
> Is this still true for Firebird, or has that limit been eliminated?
> I'm using IB6 right now and hit the limit, and would prefer to stay OSS.

Firebird 1.5 and 1.5.1 support 64-bit file i/o on file systems like NTFS that support that. Win2K and later are fine, provided you have formatted the drive as NTFS and not FAT-32. Under Win 95, 98, and ME IIRC you have a 2GB file size limit imposed by FAT-32. I'm not sure about NT4.