Free Database Download-Informix

No one needs to ever use an open source database.  With Informix you can get a free download, and the best User group to help you use and support it.  The new out of the box configurations for version 14.10+ start up your instance with an excellent start up configuration. Informix Developer’s Edition is a… Continue reading Free Database Download-Informix

IIUG BoD election has finished

IIUG BoD election has finished. We’re waiting for official statement anouncing the new Board Members.

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Explaining the new IBM and HCL partnership on Informix (posted May 1,2017)

  Explaining the new IBM and HCL partnership on Informix…and why it is good for you. Check out this article from Matthias Funke from IBM explaining why the partnership is a positive move. https://www.linkedin.com/pulse/explaining-new-ibm-hcl-partnership-informixand-why-good-funke?trk=v-feed&lipi=urn%3Ali%3Apage%3Ad_flagship3_detail_base%3BbMXZJfuZshXUu4qF%2tK5WA%3D%3D Also below is the pdf file of the relationship document distributed at the IIUG conference. IBM Informix-HCL IP Partnership-Short Version-21

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IBM and HCL Strategic Partnership to jointly develop and market IBM Informix.

Friends, I have some very exciting news to share with you today. I am very pleased to announce that IBM and HCL are entering a strategic partnership to jointly develop and market the IBM Informix family of products. We are building on a history of collaboration between the two companies. The new partnership combines IBM’s… Continue reading IBM and HCL Strategic Partnership to jointly develop and market IBM Informix.

Informix Roadshows going strong

There are still a number of 2017 Informix Roadshows in our future.  Check out these links to see North America as well as France, Belgium and Brazil.  Check out the schedule.  I just attended the 12.10 new features sessions and it was ROCKING! North America: https://www.ibm.com/developerworks/community/wikis/home?lang=en#!/wiki/North%20America%20Informix%20Events Outside NA: https://www.ibm.com/developerworks/community/wikis/home?lang=en#!/wiki/Informix+Roadshow+-+Informix+is+Everywhere    

Informix Client Advisory Council (CAC) will meet at the 2017 IIUG Informix Event

If you plan to register for the 2017 IIUG Informix event, you should ask about attending the Client Advisory Council meeting on Sunday. Event to be held at the following time, date, and location: Sunday, April 23, 2017 from 9:00 AM to 3:00 PM (EDT) Marriott City Center, Raleigh 500 Fayetteville St Raleigh, North Carolina… Continue reading Informix Client Advisory Council (CAC) will meet at the 2017 IIUG Informix Event

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New Release to fix 12.10.UC8 (32 bit) for Linux

There is a new release specifically for 32-bit operating systems that fixes 30 known bugs that you are likely to hit.  Abstract:  UC8W1 of Informix Enterprise Edition v12.10 for Linux running on x86-based 32-bit hardware. See machine and release notes for hardware and software requirements. (Jan 31 2017) https://www-945.ibm.com/support/fixcentral/swg/selectFixes?product=ibm%2FInformation+Management%2FInformix&fixids=Informix_Enterprise_12.10.UC8W1_LIN_x86_32_IFix&source=dbluesearch&function=fixId&parent=ibm/Information%20Management  

Last Chance to get Early Bird Registration for the 2017 IIUG Informix Event

The largest gathering of Informix users is coming in April.  Register before January 31 for an Early Bird Discount.  If you aren’t already, get an IIUG Membership so you get an additional $150 discount.  Three days of presentations and two Half day tutorials all for less than 1K.  Find out more at the events tab… Continue reading Last Chance to get Early Bird Registration for the 2017 IIUG Informix Event

The WoW about Informix (and Small Data)

IIUG Informix and Pradeep Muthalpuredathe ay WoW 2016

Late in October, from the 24th to the 27th, I flew to WoW. To make sure we are on the same page, WoW stands for World of Watson. This is the latest rebranding of the IBM conference, which you may have known as DMTC (Data Management Technical Conference), IoD (Information on Demand), and Insight (this… Continue reading The WoW about Informix (and Small Data)

What do you want to hear at the 2017 IIUG Event?

The International Informix Users Group is here to support the User community.  We need to know what topics we can present at our IIUG 2017 Event.  Please shape the content of this years conference by taking the following survey: Survey of Topics to Present ——

IBM Board & Champions at WoW

IIUG Board and IBM Champions (for Informix) at WoW (World of Watson) in Las Vegas, NV.

This week marks the “first” large World of Watson, the new IBM conference, renamed after IOD (Information on Demand) and Insight. It is also a great occasion for the Board to meet with users and other IBM Champions. From left to right: Tom Beebe (Board of Directors, IBM Champion), Vicente Salvador (Board of Directors, IBM… Continue reading IBM Board & Champions at WoW

Using IBM Informix on the Cloud

IBM and IIUG have scheduled the Informix on Cloud webcast for  September 26th 2016. Title: Using IBM Informix on the Cloud Date: Monday, September 26, 2016 Time: 12:00 PM Eastern Daylight Time Duration: 1 hour Does your business depend on core database solutions for mission critical operations? Are you considering or are you already doing business… Continue reading Using IBM Informix on the Cloud

Well Deserved Trophy for Informix

Inhi Cho Suh with the trophy along side Shawn Moe (left) and Pradeep Muthalpuredathe (right) - Source Twitter

Yesterday, during Cisco Live – Cisco’s big yearly event, Informix was named “Best IoT Database” by Cisco. It may not sound like a big deal at first, but the IoT (Internet of Things) business is growing everywhere. It made sense to have a dedicated database in this field, which has specific needs. Informix remains a… Continue reading Well Deserved Trophy for Informix

Analysts’ Views on IoT and Informix

Bloor Research published a white paper, which  discusses the suitability of the IBM Informix database and its  for deployment within Internet of Things (IoT) environments. These IoT environments may require processing at the device level and will certainly require such capabilities in gateways and at the centre. A consistent processing environment – both operational and analytic… Continue reading Analysts’ Views on IoT and Informix

Speeding Cognitive Business

IBM FlashSystem 900

IBM™ recently released IBM FlashSystem™, a dedicated box for Analytics. IBM has benchmarked it with Informix™. Here are the highlights: Manage the challenges of highly variable applications with IBM Informix databases. Accelerate business-critical applications with IBM FlashSystem storage. Achieve 48 times better NoSQL performance with IBM Informix and IBM FlashSystem together. Lower the cost and… Continue reading Speeding Cognitive Business

IBM Informix Hypervisor Edition V11.70 delivers increased deployment flexibility for IBM PureApplication System and VMware ESX environments managed by IBM Workload Deployer

IBM Informix Hypervisor Edition V11.70: Optimizes Informix Ultimate Edition V11.70 for deployment into virtualized environments Provides an Informix Hypervisor with deployed functionality on Red Hat Enterprise Linux Server for the IBM Enterprise Linux Server and AIX For ordering, contact your IBM representative, an IBM Business Partner, or IBM Americas Call Centers at 800-IBM-CALL. More details… Continue reading IBM Informix Hypervisor Edition V11.70 delivers increased deployment flexibility for IBM PureApplication System and VMware ESX environments managed by IBM Workload Deployer

IBM releases Informix Genero 2.41

This is primarily a maintenance release. There are, however, some enhancements around HTML5 Support along with BAM templates and some other smaller items. A new client called the Web Hybrid Client is also introduced. There is a What’s New document for this release and the IBM download site has also been updated with the latest 32-bit evaluation products.

Westfleisch e.G.

Joachim Badde the CIO of Westfleisch describes his new Informix solution as: “High-volume meat production is a logistical challenge. This new solution provides us with critical business data from our nine meat-production locations much faster and more reliably than before.” Read the complete Informix success story on IBM’s website.

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