Subject Re: [firebird-support] Gbak Restore - SuperServer vs. SuperClassic
Author Thomas Steinmaurer

> Does GBak behave different on a Classic Server than on a SuperServer regarding
> restore speed?
> I ask this, because around 1 year ago I installed Firebird 2.5 SS on a Windows
> environment.
> Here I did a restore of a 90 Gb DB.
> This took around 8 hours.
> Since then we have switched from SS to Classic due to some performance issues.
> The setup runs good.
> Now I have 2 times tried to restore the dayly dump file on another folder on
> this very same system.
> Both times I have had to cancel this after 9+ hours where the restore was
> approximatly half way.
> I would have expected it to be a little more than 9 hours, since the DB is now
> 96 GB.

* What is the page buffers value at database level? (gstat -h)
* How does your gbak restore call look like?

With regards,
Thomas Steinmaurer

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