Subject Re: [firebird-support] GBAK.EXE consume lot of physical RAM if backup a big database
Author Ann W. Harrison
Chau Chee Yang wrote:
> When gbak is running, I open "Windows Task Manager" and notice how the
> Physical RAM is use. It happens that the physical RAM keep decrease
> while the backup is running. When the backup is going to finish, it
> has consume about 500M.

Nothing you do to gbak is going to affect the amount of physical
memory the server is using, or the amount of space the operating
system allocates for its file cache.

Are you using embedded or superserver?

What is your page cache size?

If you're running superserver, does the server memory usage increase?