Subject Re: [firebird-support] Database Size.
Author Martijn Tonies
> continue being 7 MB, should not it diminish the size?


Files cannot be made smaller, only larger.

To make the datafile smaller, you have to create a backup
and restore it, so that a new file is created.

But, Firebird will re-use the empty space inside the file
to store new records, so there's no real need to make
the file smaller again.

Martijn Tonies
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