Subject Re: nbackup / gbak interoperation
Author dkeith2
> That's a cute idea, but it's not going to work. Nbackup is a physical
> copy = page by page. Gbak is a logical copy, record by record. When
> Gbak does a restore, it creates a new file, completely different from
> the original, and writes the data back to the new file. Combining
> the two would be sort of like taking a text file, editing it with
> vi, saving it, creating a diff between the two versions, then turning
> the file into a PDF and applying the diff to the pdf. Non-starter.
> Good luck,
> Ann

Ann - Do you agree with the others that there is no concern about a Firebird database accumulating unused space? Would you consider Firebird a viable OLTP database without special considerations?