Creating and Maintaining a Database

  • Helen Borrie


A Firebird database is, first and foremost, a filesystem file under the control of the I/O subsystem of the host machine on which the Firebird server runs. Once the server has created this file, its management system takes control of managing the space, using a low-level protocol to communicate with the I/O subsystem.


Garbage Collection Classic Server Cache Size Database File Page Size 


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© Helen Borrie and IBPhoenix 2004

Authors and Affiliations

  • Helen Borrie
    • 1
  1. 1.FirebirdSQL Foundation Inc.Australia

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