Subject Re: Firebird 1.5 maintenance process/tools.
Author Pavel Kutakov

To keep your database healthy you should perform regular backup, garbage collection and validation. For regular backups I would recommend our "Time To Backup" package (see
To prevent possible database corruptions and monitor database health more closely I would recommend FBDataGuard (see for details).

Best regards,
Pavel Kutakov
SQLLY Development

--- In, "smaugie" <smaugie@...> wrote:
> We have a manufacturing application written in Delphi 4.0 being moved to Firebird 1.5 for our first Firebird release using MS Enterprise Server '08 & '03 along with MS Windows XP Pro and MS Business Vista. What is the recommended maintenance procedure/tools to keep the Firebird database healthy? Our next release will be on Firebird 2.0.5 or 2.1.1 (not sure yet) and possibly adding an Umbuntu environment.