Subject Re: [firebird-support] Firebird Backup using gbak when database is opened. Is it safe?
Author Dmitry Kuzmenko
Hello, reynaldi81!

Thursday, January 12, 2012, 12:38:46 PM, you wrote:

r> Hi all,

r> Is it safe to backup database using gbak, when there are users
r> accessing and making transaction on the database? Is it better to use gbak or nbackup for
r> this case?

gbak works as any other application, connecting to the database
and reading data in snapshot transaction.

nbackup, otherwise, is a tool that reads database by pages.

both can be run online.

Dmitry Kuzmenko,