About dbExpress Driver for InterBase/Firebird

Provide fast, high performance access to InterBase/Firebird database servers.

dbExpress Driver for InterBase/Firebird is a database-independent layer that defines common interface to provide fast access to InterBase and Firebird from Delphi and C++Builder including Community Edition on Windows and macOS. For these servers, dbExpress provides a driver as an independent library that implements the common dbExpress interface for processing queries and stored procedures. As data-access layer is thin and simple, dbExpress provides high performance database connectivity and is easy to deploy

dbExpress for InterBase/Firebird Features

  • Native Connectivity to InterBase and Firebird - DB applications based on dbExpress drivers are easy to deploy, do not require installation of other data provider layers (such as BDE or ODBC), and that's why they can work faster than the ones based on standard Delphi data connectivity solutions.
  • Cross-Platform Solution for Delphi and C++Builder - dbExpress driver for InterBase and Firebird is a cross-platform solution for developing applications using various IDEs: RAD Studio, Delphi, C++Builder on Windows and macOS for both x86 and x64 platforms. dbExpress driver for InterBase and Firebird also provides support for the FireMonkey platform, which allows you to develop visually spectacular high-performance native applications for Windows and macOS.
  • Performance - All the components and libraries are designed to help you write high-performance, lightweight data access layers, therefore they use advanced data access algorithms and techniques of optimization.
  • DB Compatibility - The product supports InterBase server and Firebird.
  • 64-bit Development - dbExpress driver for InterBase and Firebird doesn't limit your choice of the development platform. Now you can develop for 32-bit and 64-bit platforms with Delphi.
  • Monitoring - Use the dbMonitor tool to monitor and analyze all the DB calls made by your application using dbExpress driver for InterBase and Firebird. dbMonitor performs per­component tracing of SQL statement execution, commits, rollbacks, etc.
  • IDE Compatibility - The product is compatible with the latest IDE versions and editions of Delphi and C++Builder including Community Edition.
  • Development Platforms - Now you can develop not only VCL-based applications in Delphi, but also use the newest FireMonkey application development platform.