Online Documentation for SQL Management Studio for InterBase/Firebird

Using services

SQL Studio integrated features provide easy way to run all native Interbase/Firebird services which are intended for database maintenance. The following services and server tools are available:


To run a service, click its icon or caption on the Desktop Panel and follow the steps of the Wizard. If necessary, you can click the Arrow-down button to open the menu allowing you to specify a template, and run the wizard with this template.


To manage configuration files (templates), use the corresponding Manage templates link. In this case you will be redirected to the Template Management section of SQL Studio.


Database Management - Services





Backup Database

Creates backup copies of your Interbase/Firebird databases.


Restore Database

Restores Interbase/Firebird databases from previously created backups.


Database Validation

Validates the database for verifying the integrity of data structures.


Database Statistics

Collects various statistics as an aid to improve the performance.


Bring Online or Shutdown Database

Allows you to shutdown (sometimes you may need to switch to the one-user database connection mode) and to bring database online back again.


Rebuild or Recompute Database Indices

Allows you to recompute or rebuild indices. Highly fragmented indices may considerably decrease query performance. Index fragmentation is remedied by either reorganizing or by rebuilding an index.