Subject RE: [firebird-support] gbak question
Author Svein Erling Tysvær
>What is considered good practice when backing up a database? All I need
>is to move the data offsite each night using rsync, and optionally
>having the database "vacuumed" once a week to keep the size under control.

A rapidly growing database is normally an indication of poor transaction control, and is best fixed by taking proper care of your transactions. Is there a big gap between the oldest and next transaction?