Subject RE: [firebird-support] Re: Firebird and vacuum?
Author Adrian Wreyford
Am I correct in understanding that the garbage collection is only effected,
once a restore is performed, after the backup?




[] On Behalf Of Adam
Sent: 06 November 2007 01:34 PM
Subject: [firebird-support] Re: Firebird and vacuum?

--- In firebird-support@ <>, "Roman Rokytskyy"
<rrokytskyy@...> wrote:
> > PostgreSQL and SQLite have something called vacuum, is there a
> > option for Firebird?
> Here it is called garbage collection, happens in background and does
> not require user/admin intervention. It just works.

It should be pointed out that backing up the database performs garbage
collection at the same time (unless you explicitly ask it not to). If
you have a scheduled backup regime (as any production database server
should have), it becomes a non issue.


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