Subject RE: [firebird-support] gbak backup slow
Author Slavomir Skopalik
similar result is produced if there is long running transaction thats block
removing garbage.
Try to check open connection to FB server.
To confirm this, just kill TCP connection and run gbak twice.
First time it will be run long time, second run will be short.

Best regards Slavek
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-----Original Message-----
[] On Behalf Of madebymay
Sent: Tuesday, April 02, 2013 6:32 PM
Subject: [firebird-support] gbak backup slow

Hello. my linux server run a firebird 1.5 version.
daily I backup my BD. (name.gdb 3.76 Gb). few weeks ago, i noticed that the
gbak process are getting slow and when it is running the aplication that
conect the DB is slow.

I restarting the firebird service, i work norlmally few days, and I begin
notice that gbak one more its getting slow. normal day finished the backup
around 50 minutes, and few after days finished it in 120 minutes, the
another day 150 minutes and so on until restartin the service.

I check the performace server, network, but I dont know what is the problem.

I hope someone can help me.

sorry for my english.

thanks sincerely!!


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