|Subject||Re: [firebird-support] Making backups to a firebird DB, using 3rd party tools|
> I believe nBACKUP allows you to close the database file while doing thenBackup will set the database file in such a mode, that the database server
> Filesystem copy without shutting down the database
knows it's being backed up at the level of a page-for-page copy (or delta).
The server then will stop modifying the database file and keep any
in a special file.
After nBackup has finished, it will notify the server, which will update the
database file and continue normal execution.
This makes nBackup much faster than a "logical backup", like gbak does,
which reads all data from the database by plain SQL.
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