Native replication for Firebird 3.0

IBPhoenix has a beta test fork of the Firebird 3.0 database engine that supports native (internal) replication without using triggers. If you are interested in a high performance replication solution please contact us if you want to know more about it.

Encryption plugin for Firebird 3.0

IBPhoenix have an encryption plugin that works with Firebird 3.0. Please contact us if you want to know 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 #27 - June 2016

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 three volume printed book format, Volume 1: Firebird Fundamentals, Volume 2: Developing with Firebird Data and Volume 3: Administering Firebird Servers and Databases. and also in electronic format (e-book) on the Developer DVD or as an immediate download. It covers Firebird upto V2.5.

Firebird Goodies

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Latest News


Firebird 4.0 - Planning Board


Mark Rotteveel announces "I have just published a new snapshot version of Jaybird 3.0 for testing. Release notes Feedback and comments are welcome. Post bug reports on the tracker. You can get the snapshot through maven/gradle/etc if you have the Sonatype OSS snapshot repository configured. Alternatively you can download it from Sourceforge.


Firebird 3.0 has been uploaded to Firebird 3.0 Ubuntu ppa. (Packages for Ubuntu 14.04 LTS (Trusty) and Ubuntu 16.04 (Xenial).


GeoIP Update is available for Firebird. More information.


UIB for Firebird 3.0 is officially available.