Subject RE: [firebird-support] Does GBAK use temp folder?
Author Leyne, Sean

> > Could you test running a backup to a single file in another
> > (non-compressed) folder?
> I ran the backup into a single file in a non-compressed folder and it
> completed successfully. I guess we can conclude from this that
> compressed files > 30GB cannot be relied on.

Personally, I have always equated compressed folder with long term
archives, not for current/active work.

> Now, having said that, I used to do the restore to a single file in a
> compressed folder.

Again, I would never do that; the overhead of the compression would make
the restore and access to the db in general, poor.