HQbird: Advanced FirebirdSQL for Big Databases

IBSurgeon HQbird is an advanced distribution of Firebird, with the following features: high availability and replication, backups automation, optimized configurations, database health monitoring, transactions and queries monitoring (TraceAPI, MON$, and FBScanner), database structure analysis, recovery toolset, and database development GUI.

Firebird Encryption Plugin Framework

IBSurgeon provides the encryption plugin framework for Firebird:
  • Strong AES256 encryption
  • Pre-built binaries for Windows and Linux, and full sources
  • Gbak.exe with encryption of databases and backups
  • Unlimited license for the redistribution and implementation support
$2499

Emergency database recovery

To recover corrupted Firebird (or InterBase) databases you can use IBSurgeon FirstAID - the best recovery tool for Firebird and InterBase. FirstAID can automatically fix the vast majority of Firebird database corruptions. For big database (more than 65Gb in size) please contact our support, most likely it will require manual recovery service.
From $199

News

Firebird performance checklist

The new article is published: Short Firebird database performance checklist.

Please check these basic settings and parameters to ensure that Firebird is configured without obvious mistakes.

06 November 2019

Firebird performance checklist

The new article is published: Short IBSurgeon's checklist for Firebird database performance. Please check these basic settings and parameters to ensure that Firebird is configured without obvious mistakes.

04 October 2019

HQbird 2020 is released. Now it is simply the fastest Firebird

The new release of HQbird 2020 delivers significant performance improvements.

08 May 2019

How to track deadlocks in Firebird

The practical guide on how to track update conflicts in Firebird

09 April 2019

Transactions in Firebird

The article "Transactions in Firebird" is the introduction to the basics of Firebird transactions: ACID, isolation levels, updates conflicts and "true deadlock".

04 April 2019

New article: Fast conversion from Firebird 2.5 to 3.0 with streamed backup-restore

The new article describes how to convert Firebird 2.5 database into Firebird 3.0 with the stream backup-restore.

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