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 Support Subscription

IBSurgeon provides subscription-based support for Firebird databases:
  • Monitoring of Firebird databases and backups automation
  • Remote desktop and instant messenger support
  • Firebird failover solution
  • Now all Firebird support subscription plans include cloud backup!
From $99/month

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

HQbird 2017 R2 is released

HQbird 2017R2 is a major upgrade of advanced Firebird distributive (versions 2.5 and 3.0) with high-availability, replication, optimization, monitoring and recovery tools. Please upgrade the previous version of HQbird with 2017R2 (this upgrade is free for all users of HQbird).

This release includes a lot of improvements in replication, monitoring, and optimization, as well as many bugfixes. Windows installer now supports an automatic upgrade of the existing HQbird installation, Linux support for auto-upgrade will be released later.

The main goal of HQbird 2017R2 is to provide administrators and developers of big Firebird databases with effective management, maintenance, recovery, and optimization tools, in order to keep databases always healthy and available.

More details: https://ib-aid.com/hqbird

Licensing and prices

Starting with this release, each license of HQbird covers 2 servers – master and replica.

Prices are the following: HQbird Standard is USD399, Professional – USD599, Enterprise – USD799.
There are also upgrades available from any previous IBSurgeon software (please note that upgrade is free for all users of previous HQbird).
And, the Unlimited subscription is available to bundle HQbird with the end-user software (ERP, CRM, etc): it is USD13500/year.
Feel free to contact us with any questions: support@ib-aid.com!

08 June 2017

HQbird 2017 R2 is released

HQbird 2017R2 is a major upgrade of advanced Firebird distributive (versions 2.5 and 3.0) with high-availability, replication, optimization, monitoring and recovery tools.

23 May 2017

Differences between Firebird and InterBase

Detailed list of differences between Firebird and InterBase

02 May 2017

FirstAID 5.0: Firebird 3.0 and InterBase XE7 and support of 100+Gb databases

FirstAID 5.0 supports Firebird 3.0, InterBase XE7, and big databases (100Gb+).

27 February 2017

Firebird encryption plugin and sources of client application

IBSurgeon has released the complete trial kit for Firebird encryption, which includes fully functional time-limited AES256 encryption plugin and demo application (in Delphi) to demonstrate how to connect to the encrypted database.

05 December 2016

New Firebird Support subscription plans: now all plans include cloud backup!

IBSurgeon is glad to announce the availability of improved Firebird support subscription plans: now all plans include the cloud backup!

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