Subject RE: [firebird-support] Making backups to a firebird DB, using 3rd party tools
Author Alan McDonald
> Hi,
> I maintain a Firebird DB that holds data for our inventory
> application. I'm interested in implementing some 3rd party tools (Live
> Vault, Iron Vault) that take snapshots of the server every 15 mins or
> so, and store them offsite.
> Most of these tools use a Open Transaction Manager of some form, to
> make the backups of open files. Since almost always the DB is open,
> and has open connections, it would fall under this banner.
> I'm curious if anyone has ever had any experience, or has any thoughts
> about using a tool like this to backup a Firebird DB every x minutes..
> Thanks
> David

I'd replicate the database instead.