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

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


HQbird 2018R4 is released

The minor release of HQbird, the advanced distribution of Firebird for enterprises, is available: 2018R4. The new version contains the following fixes:

  1. Improved replica initialization sequence under high load.
  2. Latest patches from Firebird sources, including the patch for tmpwatch problem for 3.0 at CentOS
  3. Simplifications of the interface for the database replication setup
  4. Significant changes in Performance Monitoring: now HQbird generates 3 reports (Duration, Frequency, and Summary), and also XLS report with top-consuming applications and statements, with all performance details (fetches, reads, writes, etc). FBPerfMon tool is excluded from HQbird ServerSide, since their functions are mostly covered by extended capabilities of Performance Monitoring.
  5. Several bug fixes
Download HQbird 2018R4 now!

26 February 2019

HQbird 2018R4 is released

08 January 2019

23 More Ways To Speed Up Firebird

The collection of tips and tricks to improve Firebird database performance.

28 November 2018

IBSurgeon FirstAID 6.0 is released

IBSurgeon is glad to announce the new version of FirstAID (6.0): an ultimate recovery tool for Firebird and InterBase

26 November 2018

HQbird 2018 R3 is released

IBSurgeon is happy to announce the new release of HQbird – advanced Firebird distribution for enterprises, featuring native (high-performance and transactions friendly) master-slave replication, advanced performance monitoring, automated backups, and maintenance.

31 October 2018

Firebird Performance Tour: Seminars in Moscow, Prague, Bad Sassendorf

Firebird Performance Tour 2019 will take place in Moscow (November 29, 2018), Prague (December 4, 2018) and Bad Sassendorf, Germany (December 6, 2018).

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