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


Differences between Firebird and InterBase

InterBase and Firebird are distant relatives now, they have split in 1999 when InterBase 6.0 was released under open source InterBase Public License.
Since then, the difference between these database management systems became rather big, but migration from InterBase to Firebird is still easier than migration to another database since the basis is the same.
Take a look at the detailed list of differences between Firebird and InterBase (we have compared the latest released versions: Firebird 3.0 and InterBase 2017).

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!

25 November 2016

HQbird 2017 is released!

We are glad to announce IBSurgeon HQbird 2017: new version of an advanced distribution of FirebirdSQL with native replication, optimization tools, automatic backups, and monitoring.

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