|Subject||RE: [firebird-support] Save database in table name format - Split database into table files? - Email found in subject|
> I wish to link the root directory of my database to cloud services like DropboxI think you have misunderstood the appropriate usage of the version control which Dropbox would provide and the type of transaction control which a SQL database requires.
> for version control. There is one problem with this though and it is the fact
> that the database is stored in a single file that will become to big to work
> effectively with this service.
> Is there a way to change the database structure so that it stores it in smallerDropbox provides file storage services which is a completely different requirement from providing database server functions. In order for a database to be "cloud hosted" the host must have a database engine running in its cloud. You can't run database locally which uses the "cloud" for storage, the data and the engine must reside in 1 location.
> individual files, each with a corresponding table name? This way I will be
> more effectively able to manage the version of files and be capable of
> restoring only needed backups if necessary rather than having to download a
> big file if I need to do so.
> If there is no way then could you please suggest a versioning system where IYou need to step back and understand what "cloud" services will and will not provide.
> may be able to do this? Preferrably one that can be linked to cloud services..