InterBase Performance Monitor

As application developers, when there is a problem in our code we use tools to discover where those problem lies. Just like in code, when there is a problem with the database, we need to use specific tools that monitor and tune our databases.   When you are looking at tools for monitoring database performance, there are a few points that you want the tool to have: Metrics relating to CPU and…
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Importing and exporting data with IBConsole

There are several options available for migrating or importing data with InterBase databases. No matter if you are migrating and need to import data into your new database or exporting your data to use in third party systems. One of those options is IBConsole. IBConsole…

User Defined Functions with InterBase

InterBase has several built in functions that developers can use to create and optimize SQL queries. In some situations though, you may find yourself needing to expand queries or work with more complex queries that include string, date and statistical functions.

Using InterBase Change Views

With Change Views, you have this patented method to work with that is a lot easier to develop and scale for your customer base. Using InterBase Change Views, you can now identify specifically what deltas have changed at the field level. Change views are a subscription based model used to subscribe to some data and identify what data has changed in your InterBase database.  You create a…
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Migrating from BDE/Paradox to InterBase

Since the release of Delphi and C++Builder 10.4, we have created more ways for developers to easily migrate and upgrade their existing legacy applications from Borland Delphi and C++Builder to new modernized versions.  While there are many reasons why one should upgrade to…

Using InterBase ToGo to Secure Mobile Data

In previous years, we have seen an increasing interest in mobile computing that provides support for the growing number of remote workers, and 2020 has drawn a lot of attention to these business apps. Remote workers have the requirements of working from an “office” that…

Get Started with InterBase Tablespaces

With every version of InterBase, we introduce new features that make the database experience easier for our users. When InterBase 2020 was released, we added several enhancements and a great new feature called Tablespaces. What is an InterBase Tablespace? A Tablespace is a type of storage location that is targeted for database objects. It allows you to group together data files in a specific…
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Getting Started with InterBase for RAD Users

Most, if not all, of your applications will connect to some database backend.  For Delphi and C++Builder users, most have either used it previously or have heard of it. InterBase is a zero admin, small footprint database engine that offers enterprise grade database…

So it's been 25 years!

On February 14, 1995, Delphi saw the day of Light! Wow! When we think of 25 years, we think of big monumental or mega-moments that give us a chance to step-back and reflect over what has happened so far. Now I could start writing out a list of all the amazing things that I can do with Delphi like build fast native applications that are easy to understand, let me connect to and query my back-end in…
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