Subject Re: [firebird-support] GBAK.EXE consume lot of physical RAM if backup a big database
Author Dmitry Yemanov
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.

Do you look at the global RAM counter or MemUsage for the fbserver
process? Also, how do the SystemCache counter behave?

> Is this the way of how the GBAK.EXE works?

IMO, it's just the way how Windows caches the database file. It has
nothing to do with Firebird.