Subject Re: Gbak utility
--- In, Stefan Heymann <lists@...> wrote:
> > To summarize:
> > Fill database
> > Set index (takes about 6 hours)
> > Create backup (which removes index)
> > Create database from backup (which adds the index, again 6 hours)
> > So the index is created twice.
> > Is there a way to improve this? F.e. by putting a inactive index in
> > the database that gets activated at the create database from backup?
> You can use GBAK -i and all indexes will be restored as INACTIVE. So
> you can start to work with the application and activate the indexes in
> parallel.
> You can also use the GFIX -mo[de] read_only switch to set an existing
> database to read-only-mode.
> Regards
> Stefan

I want exactly the opposite, because I want to make ready-to-use databases. F.e. an option that activates inactive indexes