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 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.
HQbird 2017R2 has 3 editions: HQbird Standard includes the following features: backups' automation, transaction and queries monitoring, database structure analysis, optimized configurations.
HQbird Professional includes the following features: recovery toolset, GUI for database development, backups' automation, transaction and queries monitoring, database structure analysis, and optimized configurations.
HQbird Enterprise includes the following features: high-performance native replication (asynchronous and synchronous), recovery toolset, GUI for database development, backups' automation, transaction and queries monitoring, database structure analysis, and optimized configurations.
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.
And, the Unlimited subscription is available to bundle HQbird with the end-user software (ERP, CRM, etc): it is USD13500/year.