The online magazine dbta.com (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:
A good article from Neil Mulkern (IBM UK) about the advantages of Informix Timeseries technology has been published here:
Good to see that Informix is now mentioned on smarterquestions.org.
Hear what Lester Knutsen - the president of Advanced Data Tools - has to say about the combination of IBM BladeCenter hardware and an Informix database as a preconfigured box:
Two new videos from IBM covering Informix - enjoy:
Informix - Quo vadis ?
We are now in the 2nd year of the three-year "Informix Revitialization"
plan. At the beginning of 2010 IBM announced a new strategy concerning Informix.
The goal of this strategy is to revitalize the Informix business within
three years. IBM's Rob Thomas (IBM Vice President Worldwide Business Development)
formulated this strategy and is responsible for it's successful execution.
IBM Informix Sales Strategy
The big problem of Informix from my point of view is that there are no
A new issue of the IBM Data Management Magazine has been released. This issue contains two articles covering Informix from Stuart Litel (IIUG President) and Lester Knutsen and Art Kagel (Advanced Data Tools):
Note: You need to subscribe in order to read the digital version of the IBM Data Management Magazine.
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:
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.
About 13-14 years after the first release of Informix Universal Server - a merge of Informix Online and the Illustra technoloy - it seems that the Informix Datablade technology gets more and more attention these days.
A couple of recent success stories in the SmartMeter market with the Informix Timeseries datablade and a new database "AddOn" from Fuzzy Logix document the increasing interest in Informix object relational technology to solve specific business problems:
Unser nächster IUG-Workshop findet bereits nächste Woche in Stuttgart statt. Sollten Sie sich noch nicht angemeldet haben, dann holen Sie das bitte schnell nach. Meine Freunde aus dem IUG-Vorstand haben ein erstklassiges Programm für Sie zusammengestellt !
On March the 24th there will be an important Pre-Announcement webcast for IBM Business Partners. In this webcast IBM will announce a new product that has the potential to change the game for Informix. If you haven't already read the newest IBM Informix Business Partner Newsletter I encourage you to do so. The column from Steve Shoaf (Informix Sales Leader) gives you a hint of what will be announced at the webcast.
The replay of the IBM Informix Business Partner Kickoff webcast is now available.
A new Informix promotion video is available from IBM. The video focuses beside the traditional strenghts of Informix (reliability, scalability, performance) on the extended datatype capabilities of Informix especially the TimeSeries and Spatial Datablades:
Well done !
If your are an IBM Business Partner, ISV, OEM or VAD then you might be interested to hear the latest updates about the Informix business.
IBM invites you to join the 2011 business partner kick-off webcast on Thursday, February 17th, 2011. The focus of this webcast is to highlight the strategy around Informix for 2011 and provide a sales and marketing update. There will also be a special announcement for IBM Cognos partners.
A new issue of the IBM Data Management Magazine has been released today. This issue contains several articles covering Informix 11.70 from Stuart Litel (IIUG President), Merv Adrian (Gartner Analyst), Lester Knutsen and Art Kagel (Advanced Data Tools):
New press release covering the IBM Smarter Planet story in conjunction with Informix:
A new promotion video for Informix is available on YouTube.
It is good to see that Informix plays such a crucial role for Cisco's business. Actually Cisco is one of the few big players that identified the potential of the Informix technology. There is no other database from IBM or the competition that delivers such an excellent performance, reliability and versatility paired with exceptional low administration costs like Informix.
Several new Informix success stories have been published. Below you'll find an expert of those stories.
The interesting thing I noticed is that almost all of these customer references are based on the combination of Informix and Unix operating system, particulary Linux. I didn't detect a single one covering Windows or MAC.
What does this tell us ?