Subject Re: [firebird-support] Gbak performance issues on FB3
Author Mark Rotteveel
On 10-9-2016 22:11, fabianch@... [firebird-support] wrote:
> I am running both gbak.exe and nbackup.exe on an FB3 server with Windows
> 2012 R2 64 bits, 24 processor, 192 GB ram, the nbackup.exe level zero is
> much faster than the gbak.exe (does not make any sense, it should take
> about the same time as gbak), both running locally but connecting using
> the super server (localhost:database_name); any ideas why gbak.exe is so
> slow?

Your assumption is wrong, nbackup is expected to be a lot faster than
gbak as it makes a physical backup of the database pages instead of a
logical backup of the data in the database.


Mark Rotteveel