May 26, 2016
All Versions of Firebird and InterBase On-Disk Structure
All versions of Firebird/InterBase ODS
All versions of Firebird/InterBase ODS
Firebird Conference 2016 will take place on October 7-8, in Prague, Czech Republic. IBSurgeon is the traditional sponsor and one of the hosts of Firebird Conference 2016: we invite you to meet with us at the major Firebird event of the year, where Firebird professionals from all parts of the world meet, learn and discuss the newest technologies in Firebird SQL area.
A new article from IBSurgeon: 45 Ways To Speed Up Firebird Database.
As far as you know, recently released Firebird 3.0 has a lot of nice features, and the most important of them are the increased performance and the high compatibility with the previous version, so migration is the very attractive idea.
Firebird 3 is available now!
IBSurgeon is proud to present HQbird: advanced distribution of Firebird for enterprises. It is an enhanced, fully compatible with Firebird, feature-rich distribution of FirebirdSQL that provides superior performance, reliability, and instrumentation.
Firebird Language Reference: Beta 1 of English version is available.
We have just published the new (completely new!) version of our presentation "Resolving Firebird Performance problems".
You can often see the following question in Firebird technical support groups: "What is the hardware of choice for the Firebird DBMS?". This topic remains permanently popular because hardware requirements differ by tasks and hardware itself changes with time.
Firebird 2.5.5 was just released. This minor release contains many important bug fixes, so it is highly recommended to upgrade previous 2.5.x to 2.5.5.
Despite the fact that Firebird 3 has the release candidate now, the majority of Firebird users are still running 2.5 release. Dmitry Yemanov, head of Firebird development, has announced that new minor release of 2.5 was tagged in source code repository
Official installer of Firebird 3.0 Release Candudate is available for testing
As you know, Firebird 3.0 RC1 source code was already tagged in Firebird Project repository, but its official installer will be released a bit later. For those who don't want to wait, we have created the unofficial installer of Firebird 3 RC1 - it contains 100% source code of 3.0 Release Candidate 1, just available earlier than the official installer.
Firebird Project and IBSurgeon invite developers and administrators of big Firebird databases to the free seminar devoted to big Firebird databases: optimization, high availability, backups and maintenance.
IBSurgeon is glad to announce version 4 of FirstAID: an ultimate recovery tool for Firebird and InterBase databases.
As you may know, in 2005-2006 our company was the publisher of «The InterBase and Firebird Developer Magazine». Here you can read all 4 issues of this magazine.
This year IBSurgeon will be a traditional sponsor of Firebird Developers Day in Brazil, 2015: http://www.firebirddevelopersday.com.br/fdd/2015/index.html, it will take place August 8, 2015, in Piracicaba, Sao Paulo, Brazil. Alexey Kovyazin will speak about HQbird - new Firebird distrubution for enterprises (IBSurgeon), and how to achieve the best inesrt performance in Firebird. Together with Dmitry Yemanov, core developer of Firebird SQL, Alexey will also speak at Firebird Performance master-class (August 7).
New version of Firebird monitoring, backups and anticorruption tool - FBDataGuard 3.3
The Firebird 2015 Tour is devoted to SQL performance optimisation: SQL plans, queries and database statistics, query tuning techniques and understanding how Firebird works within this context.
We are glad to announce general availability of the new IBSurgeon free tool – IBSurgeon Response Checker
Presentations and report from Firebird Conference 2014
FBMonLogger, a tool to analyse Firebird monitoring tables and find slow queries, long running transactions and other performance problems, is released.
Release of new version ( 3.1) of Firebird backup, monitoring and anti-corruption tool
Firebird 2.5 Language Reference in Russian is released
FBDataGuard 3.0 is released. New features include enhanced web-console, support for compressed backups up to 12Gb. improved configuration and several bug fixes.
Firebird SQL Tour "All About Transactions": photos from the event in Moscow, Russia.
Firebird Project is glad to announce Firebird Conference 2014: the most important international event devoted to FirebirdSQL. Firebird Conference 2014 will be a meeting point for all Firebird users and core developers of Firebird. It's the best place to share and receive FirebirdSQL knowledge! IBSurgeon, as a sponsor of Firebird Conference 2014, will present talks about performance optimization and database recovery in Firebird.
New version of FBScanner (3.6.1) is released. FBScanner is an unique tool to trace and audit Firebird (1.0 - 2.5) and InterBase (4.0 - XE3) SQL traffic (connections, transactions, queries), it's very useful for performance optimization and SQLs bug fixing.
November 25. 2013: Firebird "All About Transactions" seminar in Prague. Detailed plan of seminar can be found here. Some photos from this seminar.
Firebird Project is glad to announce Firebird 2013 Tour – series of seminars around the world, devoted to Firebird, with members of Firebird Project as speakers.The first seminar will be in Siegburg (Germany), November 22, 2013.
FBDataGuard was just updated to the version 2.8. This version contains stability improvements and minor bug fixes, improved support of SSL and support of SMTP-servers.
July 20, 2013. Firebird Developers Day 2013 took place in Piracicaba, Sao Paulo, Brazil. It's a major Firebird conference and meeting point for Brazil Firebird users. IBSurgeon is a traditional sponsor of FDD.
IBSurgeon invites all customers to participate in Firebird Conference 2012, the event of the year for all Firebird users and developers.
July 21, 2012 - IBSurgeon was the Gold sponsor of Firebird Developers Day in Piracicaba, Sao Paulo, Brazil.
We are pleased to inform you that FBScanner 3 User Guide is now available in Portuguese too.
FBDataGuard was just updated to the version 2.7.
IBSurgeon DBInfo is designed to visualize internal structure's statistics, so administrators or developers can view how much data, index, blob or other kind of information your Firebird or InterBase database stores.
IBSurgeon invites all Firebird users to attend Firebird Conference 2011, which will take place in Luxembourg, Nov 25-26.
To support Firebird Project, IBSurgeon becomes Platinum (the highest possible rank) sponsor of Firebird Foundation.
IBSurgeon will be presented at <a href="http://www.firebirddevelopersday.com.br/fdd/2011/index.html?utm_source=Partner&utm_medium=Banner&utm_campaign=FDD2011">Firebird Developers Day</a> in Brazil, 23 July 2011. We will be glad to present new versions of Firebird FirstAID, FBScanner and other products to the largest Firebird audience in the world.
Journée Firebird SQL en France! IBSurgeon vous invite à venir à la journée Firebird en France, le 1er Octobre 2010, à La Cinémathèque Française (Paris).
3d Russian Firebird Conference will take place at September 29, 2010, Moscow. This conference will be devoted to the new features of Firebird and InterBase, best practices in database maintenance and optimizations.
Dmitry Kuzmenko, CEO IBSurgeon, will be speaking at Firebird Developers Day 2010 in Brazil.
IBSurgeon is the sponsor of the 1st Firebird conference in Ukraine, Dnepropetrovsk. Our CEO Dmitry Kuzmenko will present new FBDataGuard version and discuss approach to Firebird database protection.