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$), 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

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.
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HQbird 2020 Update 3

HQbird 2020 Update 3 is released. There are the following new features and bug fixes:

  1. Sources are aligned with community release 3.0.5
  2. Fix of the compatibility issue with old DBX library
  3. Fix in replication for multiple updates of the same record
  4. Fix of the compatibility issue with compressed archives, created in old HQbird version 
  5. Fix of delay in sending alerts when FTP server is not available in Cloud Backup
  6. Auto-clean feature to remove very old notifications in HQbird FBDataGuard
  7. Several minor bug fixes in the interface of HQbird FBDataGuard web console
Download HQbird 2020 Update 3 now: https://ib-aid.com/en/download-hqbird

01 February 2020

HQbird 2020 Update 3

HQbird 2020 Update 3: several minor fixes and improvements

07 January 2020

FirstAID 6.0.7 Minor Update

FirstAID 6.0.7 Minor Update

19 December 2019

HQbird 2020 Update 2

HQbird 2020 Update 2

26 November 2019

HQbird 2020 Update 1

The minor update of HQbird 2020 introduces several useful features and important bug fixes

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.

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