Subject Re: [firebird-support] Re: Database for images
Author Steve Wiser
Same here. Our largest is about 130 GB and stores approximately 800,000
images (TIFF and PDF). We use rsync to copy the databases around to a
central backup server to be backed up to tape and also to be sanitized
of personal information and made available to our developers for test


Stephen Boyd wrote:
> We do exactly the same thing as you are proposing. We have it
> installed at about 30 sites around the US. Our largest DB is about
> 200GB. We did all this long before nbackup came along, so we wrote our
> own backup utility to do the incremental backups. We have run this on
> everything from Interbase 5.x to Firebird 1.5.3. It all works like a
> charm.
> Database recoveries tend to be a slow, slow, slow process though. We
> can recover smaller databases (4-8GB) in a couple of hours. The 200GB
> ones tend to take a day or two.