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 (Trace, 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, for Firebird 4.0 and 3.0
  • Ready-to-user binaries for Windows and Linux, and full sources
  • Gbak.exe with encryption of databases and backups
  • Unlimited license for the redistribution and implementation support
Unlimited License - $1999

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

HQbird 2022 Update 4

HQbird 2022 Update 4 is released:

  1. Log4j 1.2 changed to Reload4j. As you know, the famous vulnerability log4shell was in Log4j 2.x, while we have used 1.2.
    However, community also found several not very pleasant problems in Log4j 1.2, and its original author started
    replacement for 1.2, called reload4j.
  2. Improved algorithm of test restore on Linux. To avoid potential phantom files of test restore, FBDataGuard performs additional checks of existence of open database.
  3. Fixed too often messages about repeated sweep
  4. From this release, parameter LeftJoinConversion will be set to false in the default firebird.conf. This parameter can greatly improve performance of complex queries, but sometimes it leads to unexpected plans.
  5. Support of integration with portal "Online Tools For Firebird" (https://cc.ib-aid.com)
  6. Maximum number of stored logs in advanced monitoring is set to 10. If you need to store more, connect to portal "Online Tools"
  7. Improved check of FTP availability in "Transfer Replication Segments" and "Transfer Files" jobs
  8. Added switches for silent installation on Windows to enable/disable monitoring services and their ports
  9. Job "Low-level metadata check" was improved: now also extracts SQL script of metadata using isql -x
  10. Everyday (optional) report now contains information about versions of Firebird and HQbird FBDataGuard
  11. To increase stability of licensing process, additional licensing server were added
Download HQbird here: https://ib-aid.com/en/download-hqbird

04 March 2022

HQbird 2022 Update 4

HQbird 2022 Update 4 is released

20 December 2021

All our products are not vulnerable to Log4j CVE

All our products are Not vulnerable to Log4j CVE

31 October 2021

IBSurgeon FirstAID 7.5 is released

IBSurgeon releases FirstAID 7.5: a recovery tool to fix heavily corrupted Firebird and InterBase databases.

26 October 2021

HQbird 2022: new major release of advanced Firebird SQL distribution

IBSurgeon is glad to announce the new version of HQbird 2022: advanced Firebird SQL distribution for enterprises, with development, monitoring, and recovery tools.

21 May 2021

HQbird 2020 Update 7

IBSurgeon is happy to present HQbird 2020, Update 7.

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