Subject Re: [firebird-support] Database Size.
Author Ann W. Harrison
William Gonzáles S. wrote:
> ... if I delete all records
> and the 6 tables created by my app, the database size
> continue being 7 MB, should not it diminish the size?

Firebird databases never shrink - space formerly used by
deleted records, old record versions, and other detritus
is available for reuse for new records, indexes, etc.
You can reduce the size of a database by backing it up
and restoring it with gbak.