Firebird RDBMS sql driver for Go (golang)
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nakagami Merge pull request #66 from ajoses/master
Possible solution to issue #65
Latest commit fe3150a Jul 22, 2018


firebirdsql (Go firebird sql driver)

Firebird RDBMS SQL driver for Go


  • Firebird 2.1 or higher
  • Golang 1.7 or higher


$ go get
$ go get
$ go get
$ go get


package main

import (
    _ ""

func main() {
    var n int
    conn, _ := sql.Open("firebirdsql", "user:password@servername/foo/bar.fdb")
    defer conn.Close()
    conn.QueryRow("SELECT Count(*) FROM rdb$relations").Scan(&n)
    fmt.Println("Relations count=", n)


See also driver_test.go

Connection string



  • user: login user
  • password: login password
  • servername: Firebird server's host name or IP address.
  • port_number: Port number. default value is 3050.
  • database_name_or_file: Database path (or alias name).


param1, param2... are

  • role: Role name.
  • auth_plugin_name: Authentication plugin name for FB3. Srp or Legacy_Auth are available. Default is Srp.
  • wire_crypt: Enable wire data encryption or not. It is for FB3 server. Default is true.