High performance native replication for Firebird 3.x.

Encryption plugin for Firebird 3.0

Encryption plugin - More information.

Pre-ODS 12 provider for Firebird 3.0

IBPhoenix have a pre-ODS 12 provider for Firebird 3.0 that will allow Firebird 3.0 to access Firebird 2.x databases. Please contact us if you are interested in learning more about it.

Support for 64 bit Transaction Id's

IBPhoenix have a version of Firebird 2.5 that supports 64 bit Transaction Ids. Please contact us if you are interested in learning more about it.

Developer DVD #28 - April 2017

A complete Firebird package: IBPhoenix is shipping its twenty seventh Developer DVD.

This Developer DVD contain's the python tool FBMon as well as the latest version of the The Firebird Book: a Reference for Database Developers - Edition II (upto date to Firebird 2.5) as well as binaries for all the latest builds and installs for Firebird (2.0.x. 2.1.x, 2.5.x and 3.0) plus all the other Firebird related software. The DVD also contains other documentation, drivers, tools, and source code. Also included on the DVD is an application that allows a user to browse and search their own copy of the Firebird support and developer archive lists.

About the DVD · Order your own copy · About FBMon · About the book

The Firebird Book: a Reference for Database Developers - Ed. II

by Helen Borrie

The Firebird Book: a Reference for Database Developers - Edition II is now availble directly from IBPhoenix in both a four volume printed book format, Volume 1: Firebird Fundamentals, Volume 2: Developing with Firebird Data, Volume 3: Administering Firebird Servers and Databases and Volume 4: Supplement for Firebird 3.0. Authored by Helen Borrie and also in electronic format (e-book) on the Developer DVD or as an immediate download. It covers Firebird upto V3.0.

Firebird Goodies

Want your own Firebird T-Shirt or Polo Shirt to impress your friends and advertise your favourite open source database?

Now you can!

Latest News


Upscene announces the availability of version 2 of "Hopper" a stored routine debugger for InterBase, Firebird and MySQL. This version includes support for Firebird 3 packages and stored functions, MySQL diagnostic-statements, binary data in variables amongst other things.


The first (beta) version (200 pages and incomplete) of the German translation of Firebird 2.5 Language Reference is now available. With thanks to Martin Koeditz.


node-firebird 0.8.4 has been released with a Typescript definition file.


Firebird 4.0 Planning Board has been updated.


IBObjects 5.9.5 Build 2652 is available – This release provides support for the latest version of Delphi and C++ Builder (10.2 Tokyo Update 1) as well as some other significant improvements.