Subject RE: [firebird-support] Incremental Backup
Author Leyne, Sean
> You are right. Now a days gbak indeed takes arounda five 5 minutes.
> I was thinking about use nbackup for additional "log".
> I would make incremental backup every 5 minutes (for example) and so I
> could restore the db situation in any 5 minutes I need.
> Is it a good idea?

You would need to also have hourly/daily incremental backups.

Since in order to recover using an incremental you would need to restore the last full backup, as well as each the last daily, last hourly and each 5 min incremental, to perform a "point-in-time" recovery...