How IBSurgeon can help you diagnose, fix and prevent corruptions of Firebird and InterBase databases


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How IBSurgeon can help to diagnose, fix and prevent database corruptions of Firebird and InterBase databases. Tools (IBFirstAID, FBFirstAID), recover and support services for customers with Firebird and Interbase databases

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How IBSurgeon can help you diagnose, fix and prevent corruptions of Firebird and InterBase databases

  1. 1. diagnose<br />fix<br />prevent <br />3 steps to deal with Firebird and InterBase database corruptions<br /><br />
  2. 2. 8 years<br />We recover corrupted Firebird and InterBase databases since 2001<br />More than 2000 customers worldwide<br />We know how to help you.<br /><br />
  3. 3. Step 1: Diagnose corruption<br /><br />
  4. 4. At the end of step 1:<br />You know <br />What happened with your database<br />What is the estimation of data losses<br />Cost and time to repair corrupted database, either with automatic tool or with our recovery service<br />You need to decide<br />Is it reasonable to recover your database? <br />If yes, go to Step 2<br />Is it important to prevent corruptions in the future?<br />If yes, go to Step 3<br /><br />
  5. 5. Step 2. Recover database <br /><br />3 ways to fix corruption:<br />Automatic tool (IBFirstAID or FBFirstAID)<br />Recover service on-site<br />Remote Desktop recover service<br />Automatic tool includes 1 hour of recovery service for 1 database at 1st purchase<br />Price of FirstAID is subtracted from recovery bill!<br />Emergency contact is<br />Response time is from 1 to 12 hours 24x7x365 (including Xmas time!)<br />
  6. 6. Some statistics*<br /><br />For ~70% of corruptions recovery time is less than 2 work days<br />For 65% of corruptions bill is less than USD1000<br />*based on IBSurgeon’s support database since 2001<br />
  7. 7. At the end of step 2<br />You have recovered database (% of recovered data depends on corruption)<br />You need to think how to prevent possible future corruptions and outages. <br />Corruption itself is an indicator that you need to change your approach to database maintenance and start think proactively. <br />Don’t fix corruptions – prevent them.<br /><br />
  8. 8. Step 3. Protect database<br /><br />What is a good protection?<br />Prevent corruptions and outages<br />Reduce downtime and data losses (even for hardware failures)<br />Be sure that database is healthy <br /><ul><li>Data and indices are Ok
  9. 9. Alerts and recommendations
  10. 10. Automated maintenance</li></li></ul><li>DataGuard for Firebird and InterBase<br />DataGuard monitors 26 parameters: tables, indices, delta and tmp files, logs, users, transactions, space, etc, etc<br />All maintenance in right way: backups, restores, nbackup, stats<br />Alerts if something is wrong or going to be wrong<br />Improved recovery abilities<br />Supports Windows and Linux<br />Standalone USD $249<br />FirstAID+DataGuard<br />=USD$399 only!<br /><br />
  11. 11. At the end of step 3<br />Your database is protected by DataGuard<br />24x7 proactive protection<br />Free installation support is included!<br />You are sure that your database is Ok<br />Backups are made in right way <br />Data and indices are Ok<br />No performance problems<br /><br />
  12. 12. Special program for ISVs(are you developer of Firebird-based software?)<br />Tools <br />To recover end-customer databases<br />To monitor and protect multiple databases<br />Royalty agreement<br />No up-front payments<br />Special “silent” builds of our tools<br />Individual prices<br />Advanced technical support<br />To build corruption-free databases<br /><br />
  13. 13. Contacts @ <br />For emergency cases:<br />For ISV program details:<br />Any questions:<br /><br />