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

Migration Guide To Firebird 3: new version and discount for HQbird Standard (FBScanner)

The excerpt from "Migration Guide To Firebird 3" is devoted to testing applications for the compatibility, after the database migration, using HQbird Standard tool: FBScanner. Changing from one Firebird version to another can cause problems with existing queries, ranging from bad performance to total failure when queries use newly reserved words or incorrect SQL that had been accepted.

HQbird FBScanner from IBSurgeon is a tool that can help you check that existing applications work with Firebird 3 and find out if there are errors or slowness in SQL queries of migrating applications.
We offer 10% discount to HQbird Standard for all buyers of "Migration Guide TO Firebird 3" - please contact us to get a discount coupon code.

Read more here.

19 February 2018

Migration Guide To Firebird 3: new version and discount for HQbird Standard (FBScanner)

The excerpt from "Migration Guide To Firebird 3" is devoted to testing applications for the compatibility, after the database migration, using HQbird Standard tool: FBScanner.

30 November 2017

How to make Firebird work 20% faster on Windows Server 2016 in less than 1 minute

More and more users upgrade to Windows Server 2016 from old versions, and some of them have noticed that Windows Server 2016 works slower than previous versions, even on the same hardware with the same database.

23 November 2017

Release of HQbird 2018

HQbird 2018: new release of the advanced Firebird distribution

07 November 2017

Pre-beta version of the first chapter (Delphi+FireDAC) of Firebird Developer's Guide

The first version of the first chapter of Firebird Developer Guide is available for preview.

18 October 2017

Firebird documentation in German

The first 200 pages of the German version of Firebird 2.5 Language Reference are available now.

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