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I´m trying to make backup and restore of Interbase databases, from my application. Somebody knows an easy way for this, or a component that perform it? Thanks!!  
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Question by:Marcelito
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by:bijoyn
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Hi,

The easiest way that I have used is to copy the '.GDB' file onto a tape or catridge. This is particularly useful when I need to talk to two databases by just changing the path of the interbase data file in the alias.

Bijoy
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by:ZifNab
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Hi bijoyn, is there also an easy way for Access tables? Just copy those files too?
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by:Marcelito
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Hi, people! Ok, the comments are valid, but is not that I want. I need something that perform the following tasks:

1- Compress the database (with data).
2- Create a backup file in floppy, surely in severals volumes.

I need make this programatically, preferently mantaining the transparency for the user.
Thanks for the feedback!!    
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gtas earned 70 total points
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Look at www.torry.ru    There are several components that you can link into your application to perform compression.  At that point you would need to:

1).  Compress the data file.
2).  Read the compressed file up to 1.44 MB and do a streaming
write to a floppy.

GTAS
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