Subject Re: [firebird-support] Re: Any SELECT or UPDATE transaction increases size of data base in 2 bits
Author Ann W. Harrison
gray_area_2 wrote:
> This explains a lot. It is not a problem/bug but the feature of
> design.

> Is here a way to avoid this TIP growth? I have tried to reopen
> connection, doesn't help.

Absolutely none. Backup and restore will reset the transaction
id's and start back with one TIP, but there's no way to avoid
storing the outcome of transactions on a read-write database.
We'll have to fix the read-only case.