High performance native replication for Firebird 3.x.

Encryption plugin for Firebird 3.0

Encryption plugin - More information.

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 #30 - November 2018

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

This Developer DVD contain's the python tools FBMon and FBOpt 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.x) 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.

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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.

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Alex Peshkoff has added eight new builtin functions supporting various encryption algorithms in the Firebird master branch.


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LibreOffice 6.2 Beta 1 is ready for testing. Support for Base files using embedded Firebird becomes non experimental in this release.


Firebird Advent Calendar 2018 – Time for inspiration. Meiji Kimura and Hajime Nakagami have created a Firebird Advent Calendar for 2018, here Firebird Japanese community will post articles in each day of Advent period (note: anyone can participate even with English articles).


LibreOffice 6.2 Beta 1 Bug Hunting Day - dedicated session from 13:00 to 15:00 UTC for Base support of the Firebird embedded engine and Access2Base basic library Firebird 3 support.