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IBM Database Magazine: Informix TimeSeries article

There is a new introductory article in the IBM Database Magazine talking about the Informix TimeSeries technology/solution:

The Preeminence of IBM Informix TimeSeries: Part 1

IBM Webcast on Informix Timeseries

Learn more about the IBM Informix Timeseries technology and how it can be used to manage huge amounts of timestamped data in the most efficient way:

Registration: Actually Using Smart Sensors and Other Time Sensitive Data with IBM's TimeSeries

The largest data source for many organizations today are always-on, broadcasting sensors. 

Informix Workshops im März

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Für die im März stattfindenen Informix-Workshops wurde die Agenda sowie die zuständigen IBM Ansprechpartner ergänzt. Die Anmeldung kann nun erfolgen. Nachfolgend die Agenda und Ansprechpartner in der Kurzübersicht. Die Langfassung finden Sie hier:

Aller guten Dinge sind drei - 3x Informix in Frankfurt

INFORMIX Warehouse Workshop in Frankfurt


  • 13.03. 10:00-18:00 Uhr

Aller guten Dinge sind drei: 3x Informix in Frankfurt

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Aller guten Dinge sind 3: Dreimal Informix Workshop in Frankfurt

Auch in 2012 bietet die IBM wieder kostenlose Workshops rund um das Thema INFORMIX an. Den Anfang macht die Banken-Metropole Frankfurt wo gleich drei Informix-Workshops im Monat März stattfinden. Zur Zeit ist von IBM noch kein Anmelde-Link verfügbar. Sobald die Anmeldeseiten von IBM freigeschaltet sind, erhalten Sie hier auf der Informix Zone den entsprechenden Link:

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.

Informix TimeSeries - The one and only database solution for extreme speed requirements

AMTSybex, a UK based energy service company, has published a Smart Meter benchmark based on IBM Informix Timeseries technology. The results are quiet impressive and demonstrate the predominance of the Informix technology regarding the handling of time stamped data:

Informix Timeseries Whitepaper and IBM Website Contents

There is a new whitepaper available that describes the benefits of IBM Informix Timeseries technology for collecting and analyzing massive amounts of timestamped data:

Build smart metering solutions with IBM Informix TimeSeries

Andrew Ford from the IIUG board of directors wrote an intersting article about the potential of the IBM Informix timeseries solution in the energy industry:

Informix Timeseries: Oninit and Traak Systems Partnership

There seems to be an interesting partnership evolving:

Oninit and Traak Systems partner to help transform real-time data into actionable insights

Congratulations to my friend John Baker from oninit in the UK that has established this partnership !

Informix Timeseries helps to reduce energy consumption

A new customer success story has been published by IBM. This is a good example about the innovative usage of Informix Timeseries technology in a specific industry.

The story demonstrates the advantages of the Informix Timeseries solution compared to the traditional relational approach for storing time-stamped data.


Energcon’s offering—which integrates an easy-to-use web application with 
an energy logging system from Rational Network and IBM® Informix®
database software—helps Coldset Printing Partners track energy 

New Article covering Informix Timeseries Technology

The online magazine (Database Trends and Applications) has published a new article from Vaibhav Dantale (IBM Software Engineer).

The article talks about the advantages of the Informix Timeseries Technology for storing and analyzing huge amounts of time-stamped data:

How to avoid SmartMeter data management pitfalls with Informix technology

Listen to this informative webcast which covers the advantages of the Informix TimeSeries technology and how it helps to avoid common pitfalls with SmartMeter data management:

Advantages of Informix TimeSeries technology

A good article from Neil Mulkern (IBM UK) about the advantages of Informix Timeseries technology has been published here:

Using Informix to capture TimeSeries data that overwhelms commodity databases

Good to see that Informix is now mentioned on

Discover Informix TimeSeries Event

  • Title: Discover Informix TimeSeries Event
  • Event Date: May 19, 2011
  • Event Time: 8:00 AM - 3:30 PM (Central Time)
  • Location: IBM Leawood Office - 11550 Ash Street Suite 350 Leawood, KS 66211-7813
  • Hosted By: Ted Wasserman (IBM)
  • Presented By: Gary Proctor(IBM)Business. Development. Executive. - WW Informix Channel Sales Leader, Joseph Veleeparambil (IBM)Senior Manager, Informix Competitive Technologies and Enablement

IBM shuffles up SmartMeter market with Informix technology

Informix technology gets more and more relevant in the SmartMeter market. The Informix Timeseries Datablade seems to be the optimal solution for storing this kind of data.

Informix Geospatial and Timeseries

If you think about creating database powered Geospatial solutions, the following presentation from Mark Ashworth (IBM Informix Extensibility Architect) might be interesting for you:

Informix Timeseries Datablade handles 50.000 Time Series Records in a single second

Hildebrand, an energy consulting company, has developed an innovative new software solution that allows the exact tracking of energy consumption at homes. The solution is based on Informix Dynamic Server and exploits the Informix Timeseries DataBlade technology. The results are really impressing.


"IBM software delivered spectacular results. In the first proof-of-concept 

Webcast - Best Practices of Spatial & Geodetic solutions

  • Date: Wednesday, May the 19th
  • Time: 1.5 hour, 8:30 AM Pacific, 10:30 AM Central, 11:30 AM Eastern, 4:30 PM London, 5:30 PM Berlin/Paris
  • Title: Best Practices of Spatial & Geodetic solutions
  • Speaker: Mark Ashworth (IBM, Extensibility Architect)

You can register for the webcast here...

The Spatial and Geodetic extension to IDS, enable the user to store 

Webcast - Benefits of IBM Timeseries

  • Date: Wednesday, Apr the 21th
  • Time: 1 hour, 8:30 AM Pacific, 10:30 AM Central, 11:30 AM Eastern, 4:30 PM London, 5:30 PM Berlin/Paris
  • Title: Benefits of IBM Timeseries
  • Speaker: Kevin Brown (IBM, Informix Lead Architect)

You can register for the webcast here...

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