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Deutschsprachiger Artikel zu Informix Warehouse Accelerator (IWA)

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Dr. Andreas Weininger - Leading Technical Sales Professional IBM Deutschland - hat in der Fachzeitschrift BI Spektrum einen interessanten Artikel zum IWA (Informix Warehouse Accelerator) veröffentlicht.

Ovum White Paper on IWA now publicly available

Good news: The white paper from Ovum about the Informix Warehouse Accelerator is now available for download:

Informix Accelerates Analytic Integration into OLTP Reference

The white paper focuses mainly on IWA but also mentions Informix MACH11 and Flexible Grid technology which both don't require expensive hardware components.

An excerpt from the Ovum white paper:

Analyst Papers covering Informix Warehouse Accelerator

Good news for all Informix Warehouse Accelerator fans. Two analysts have covered the latest IBM Informix technology in a white paper:

  1. PDF: IBM Informix in hybrid workload environments
  2. Informix Accelerates Analytic Integration into OLTP

Unfortunately the 2nd whitepaper from Ovum is only accessible to members.

DBTA Magazine: Empowering Business Analysts with Faster Insights

Good article that gives a summary of the many benefits that Informix Warehouse Accelerator IWA provides to businesses. The article has been published in the DBTA Magazine and has been written by IBMs Keshava Murthy:

DBTA Magazine: Empowering Business Analysts with Faster Insights

Strategies for Smarter Retail

There is an interesting upcoming web seminar from IBM and Boston Retail Partners that
will focus on best-in-class technology to drive competetive advantage.

AFAIK Informix Warehhouse Accelerator will be one of the technologies discussed in
the webcast.

Registration: From Inventory Forecasting to 24x7 Operations: Strategies for Smarter Retail

Most retail organizations will agree that times are tough. From unpredictable consumer 

Informix Warehouse Accelerator

In case you are already working with the IBM Informix Warehouse Accelerator or planning to modernize your datawarehouse environment with state of the art technology, then this blog from my friends from the IBM Informix Development in Munich is by far the best technical information around IWA that you can get:

New IBM eBook covering IWA

IBM has published a new eBook covering the Informix Warehouse Accelerator.

The eBook is a high level overview describing the numerous advantages of the IWA technology for ultra fast analysis and business decisions:

Extreme warehouse speed for fast business decisions

Hopefully IBMs Informix marketing budget for this year is not already utilized with this new eBook and the IWA video :-)

Two new videos: Informix Warehouse Accelerator and Informix Genero

There are two new marketing videos covering Informix available on YouTube:

Informix Warehouse Accelerator

Informix Genero

Advanced Data Tools Webcast: Informix Warehouse Accelerator

Title: Informix Warehouse Accelerator
Date: Tuesday, February 28, 2012
Time: 02:00 PM (EST), 20:00h Germany
Presented By: Mike Walker, Art Kagel, and Lester Knutsen
Registration: Informix Warehouse Accelerator

We are hosting a Webcast to demo the Informix Warehouse Accelerator 
on February 28th at 2:00pm EST. I have been using it for over a year 
and I am continually shocked at how fast it is. 

Information Week Webcast: Now Everything You Have Ever Wanted in Business Intelligence is Possible

Title: Now Everything You Have Ever Wanted in Business Intelligence is Possible
Date: Tuesday, February 28, 2012
Time: 09:00 AM - 12:00 PM (Central Time), 15:00h Germany
Presented By: Fred Ho Program Director (IBM)
Registration: Now Everything You Have Ever Wanted in Business Intelligence is Possible

The new Informix Warehouse Accelerator technology from IBM has completely 

Informix Support for the Popular Columnar Databases

Title: Informix Support for the Popular Columnar Databases
Date: Thursday, December 15, 2011
Time: 11:30 AM - 13:00 PM (Central Time), 17:30h Germany
Presented By: Mark Jamison (IBM)
Registration: Informix Support for the Popular Columnar Databases


This chat highlights the IBM Informix Warehouse Accelerator that adds 
support for columnar databases in Informix warehouse environments. 
Participants will see how they can achieve excellent performance 

IBM bietet zwei kostenlose Informix Workshops an

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Informix Workshops der IBM

Die IBM bietet im November zwei kostenlose Workshops zum Thema Informix an. Der 1. Workshop geht über zwei Tage und behandelt das Thema Informix Ultimate Warehouse Edition sowie Informix Warehouse Accelerator.

Der 2. Workshop umfasst einen Tag und beleuchtet die Informix Zeitreihen-Datenbanktechnologie (Informix Timeseries).

Beide Workshops finden in der IBM Niederlassung Düsseldorf statt.

Bull Data Booster powered by Informix

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Neue Warehouse Appliance von Bull mit Geld-Zurück-Garantie

Die Firma Bull GmbH verspricht mit dem neuen Produkt Bull Data Booster extreme Performance im Datawarehouse Umfeld. Es handelt sich bei diesem Produkt um eine Warehouse Appliance - ein Bundle aus Hard- und Software -, das in drei unterschiedlichen Konfigurationen (Small, Medium, Large) angeboten wird.

Webcast: Combining OLTP and Extreme Data Warehouse Performance

Date: Thursday, April 14, 2011
Time: 9:00 AM PT / 12:00 PM ET
Duration: 60 Minutes
Speakers: Fred Ho (Program Director, IBM), Lester Knutsen (President Advanced DataTools)

Register for the 'Combining OLTP and Extreme Data Warehouse Performance' Webcast here...

Data warehouses are growing rapidly, with vast amounts of data, greater 
numbers of users, increased query complexity, and user demands for 

IBM Webcasts for Business Partners

There will be two IBM webcasts this week especially for IBM Informix Business Partners. The webcasts focus on the two new IBM offerings that have been announced last week:

Informix Ultimate Warehouse Edition

Americas, EMEA:


  • April 5, 2011 @ 20:00 Eastern (New York City)

Informix Warehouse Accelerator - Speed is everything

IBM announced the new Informix Warehouse Accelerator today. The product holds the data in a compressed column format in main memory and achieves query response times that are much faster then those of traditional data warehouses. Beta customers have reported query speedups from 30x through 1000x depending on the data and the type of query.

Informix Warehouse Accelerator auf Heise

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Beim IUG-Workshop in Stuttgart/Ehningen wurde der Informix Warehouse Accelerator (IWA) als Weltpremiere vorgestellt.

Nun hat es das neue Produkt auch auf den Heise Newsticker geschafft:

IBM erweitert die Data-Warehouse-Funktionen von Informix

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