HQbird is an advanced distribution of Firebird for enterprises, with the following list of features: optimized configurations, high availability and replication, backups automation, database health monitoring, transactions and queries monitoring (TraceAPI, MON$ and FBScanner), database structure analysis, recovery toolset and database development GUI. Also HQbird includes a performance self-test to measure Firebird performance on the specific hardware and OS configuration.

The magazine was suspended at 2006. "The InterBase and Firebird Developer Magazine" was published by IBSurgeon ( It was suspended at May 2006. All 4 issues are available here (for online reading and printable downloads).

Here is the collection of articles devoted to Firebird SQL

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