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$), 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 2020 Update 5

IBSurgeon releases HQbird 2020, Update 5

This update contains the following changes:

  1. Changed error reporting in firebird.log, now it sends a cumulative report for the past day. Also, heartbeat alerts is sent every day
  2. FBScanner now can replace SQL query texts on the fly. For example, if you have software without sources, and the only way to optimize SQL is to change its text
  3. Incremental backup improvements, now each level can be started separately
  4. Performance Tab improvements – now we can open recent reports from the drop-down list
  5. Updated tzdata, fixed Java version check on Linux (HQbird requires version 1.8), and several bugfixes


02 December 2020

HQbird 2020 Update 5

IBSurgeon releases HQbird 2020, Update 5

13 July 2020

IBSurgeon FirstAID 7.0 is released

IBSurgeon releases version 7 of FirstAID: recovery for Firebird and InterBase databases, with InterBase 2020 support.

24 June 2020

HQbird 2020 Update 4

We are pleased to announce HQbird 2020 Update 4.

13 March 2020

HQbird 2020 Update 4

This update introduces several bug fixes and improvements

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