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2021 IUG World Conference Sponsor Session Replays on YouTube The videos on Youtube are replays from the 2021 IIUG World Virtual Conference by the Sponsors – See all Sponsors here – The videos will be available on January 10, 2022 Opening Keynote with Arvind Krishna, IBM Chairman, and CEO YouTube Replay: https…(Read More)

New Video on the Informix Tech Talks YouTube Channel IBM Informix Roadmap presented at the IBM Community Day 2021 Looking Ahead with IBM Informix 2021/22 by Karthik Gopalakrishnan, Product Manager, Informix YouTube:…(Read More)

Registration is now open for IIUG World 2021!  Register before September 1, 2021 to take advantage of the Early Bird Price of $150.  Registration will be $199 after that. Your paid registration includes: Access to two Certification Preparation Tutorials held after IIUG World 2021 One complimentary pass to take the newly released Official IBM Informix…(Read More)

1.  Webinar title:  Latest enhancements in IBM Informix 14.10xC6  Speaker:  JC Lengyel Description:  Join us for an overview of Informix 14.10xC6 enhancements.  We’ll give you a preview to enhanced performance, security and availability in the latest release.  Click here for replay 2.  Webinar title: IIUG/IBM xc6 Webcast – Kernel, Enterprise Replication and…(Read More)

Date: Wednesday, February 24, 2021 between 10:30am-11:30am (Eastern) Webinar title: “Looking Ahead with IBM Informix in 2021” Description: Join IBM Informix Offering Management to hear the 2021 plans for IBM Informix. The team will also share how it listens to clients and partners by reviewing requests for enhancements submissions. We look forward…(Read More)

New Informix Tech Talks by the IIUG on YouTube Channel   We are launching a new channel on YouTube for Informix Users!   This will be a place for Informix how-to videos. More information will be coming soon.   First Informix Tech Talks: Three ways to capture data changes when they happen! by Art Kagel…(Read More)

>Informix Fanatics – I hope this message finds you all healthy and safe. IBM Data and AI has been executing on our strategy to win the client journey in Hybrid Cloud and AI. We are achieving this by : Helping clients making ALL data accessible and ready for AI. …supporting all data types and workloads,…(Read More)

Below is the link to the replay for the Containers and Modernization Webinar that took place on November 10th. This webinar discussed Containerization of software provides several benefits in ease of deployment, security, automation, portability and other areas. This webinar will provide an introduction to IBM Informix containers including the newly released certified container running…(Read More)

Attention IIUG members – please login to the member area of our website and verify your profile data is correct. Especially, your email address. We wouldn’t want you to miss important updates from the IIUG about Informix!  Also, in order to vote in future elections, we need your correct contact information.   IMPORTANT: you will also…(Read More)

The IIUG is accepting nominations for the Board of Directors 2020 elections.    While the IIUG Board is a voluntary entity, it would be advisable for you to understand what is expected of you if you are elected.   The IIUG Board meets three times a year; all meetings are mandatory. Two meetings are held…(Read More)

The IIUG and IBM are pleased to announce two new technical webinars that will take place within the next two months. These events will occur on the following dates and times: IBM Informix – From GSKit to OpenSSL Webinar October 21 @ 9:00 am – 10:00 am   We will discuss the deployment and security…(Read More)

The original IIUG Forum history is back online and available for searching! You can get there from the Members’ Page Menu or, once you have logged in as a member, this URL will also work: International Informix Users Group We are working with IBM and the third party that manages the new IBM Community Forums…(Read More)

Dear Informix friends,   It has been some time since snapshots regarding the state of Informix and the means of representing Informix users were taken. For that purpose, the IIUG (International Informix Users Group) Board of Directors has devised a short survey regarding those two subjects. The idea behind this survey is to better shape…(Read More)

A 2-Day Event Featuring 96 Hours of Content from IBM Customers and Experts May 19th & 20th, 2020 | 8AM to 4:30PM (ET) A Virtual User Group Event Join like-minded users for a unique 2-day virtual event experience. Learn about new and existing technologies for the products you love, from a company…(Read More)

Hello IIUG Members and Informix Enthusiasts! Just a quick update on the IIUG and our plans for 2020.     As an international organization with Board members around the world, we’ve been working virtually since the organization’s founding to provide the Informix community with Technical Events and important Informix updates. That work continues today.    We…(Read More)

Due to increasing uncertainty surrounding the ongoing COVID-19 outbreak and to help protect the health and safety of our members, volunteers, and speakers, IIUG will be postponing the Tech Days in Bengaluru and Chennai India. Please check back for more information on the new schedule; we will update this page and the events calendar…(Read More)

Date and time: March 24th, 1pm Eastern/12pm Central Title: Informix 14.10 for App Dev Speaker: Brian Hughes, Informix Software Engineer, HCL Software Description: Explore the breadth of connectivity options from your applications to your data. In this session, we will cover the various drivers, connection endpoints, new features, and future direction for enabling…(Read More)

REGISTRATION INFORMATION WILL BE COMING SOON! Date and time: March 24th, 1pm Eastern/12pm Central Title: Informix 14.10 for App Dev Speaker: Brian Hughes, Informix Software Engineer, HCL Software Description: Explore the breadth of connectivity options from your applications to your data. In this session, we will cover the various drivers, connection endpoints, new…(Read More)

February 18, 2020 – 10:00 AM Eastern time With minimal or zero downtime to your applications, with simple command or using a phased approach, automate data migration across operating systems/platforms, setup replication between on-prem Informix instance to a cloud database instance. Nagaraju Inturi Software Engineer HCL Software…(Read More)

Advanced DataTools are pleased to announce a 2020 Webcast series for Informix DBAs: “Informix Tutorials”. They will discuss configuration, disk layout, backups, performance tuning, and high availability disaster recovery implementation. The Informix Webcasts are based on over 30 years of experience managing and tuning database systems. The webcasts will be presented by Lester Knutsen, Art…(Read More)

Good news for everyone! The old website migration was completed on October 28, 2019. This was announced in September at IIUG World 2019 in Los Angeles. It was to be completed in Q4 and we are happy to confirm we’re on schedule and the migration has been completed. After a couple of days without…(Read More)

Informix 14.10.xC2 is already available for download. The following list is the most recent report of defect fixes for customer-reported defects in 14.10.xC2 releases. APAR ABSTRACT IT28600 LINUX INTERNAL STACK UNWINDING DURING ASSERTION FAILURES MAY CAUSE RECURSIVE EXCEPTION FAILURES IT28752 CREATE SP INCLUDING A CREATE FUNCTION STATEMENT FAILS IN GETVARTYPE…(Read More)

Patrice Favennec of Hilscher, an IBM business partner, shares why IBM Informix is their database of choice for industrial IoT and sensor data, reducing their storage by nearly 80%. Hear how Hilscher and IBM are delivering new layers of insight to L’Oreal and other clients with IoT sensors and edge analytics of shop floor…(Read More)

The India Informix Day 2019 – is a one-day event hosted at IBM Client center in Bangalore (5th August), Mumbai (7th August) and New Delhi ( 9the August). Join the IBM Informix leadership team for a technical exchange covering the unmatched capabilities of Informix, including the exciting new features in the latest IBM Informix 14.10…(Read More)

The IIUG Conference Planning Committee is pleased to announce IIUG WORLD 2019 is set to take place Sunday September 22 through Thursday September 26, 2019 at the TORRANCE MARRIOTT REDONDO BEACH ( in SUNNY CALIFORNIA.  This is a suburb of Los Angeles.  Los Angeles International Airport (LAX) and Long…(Read More)

The IBM Hybrid Data Management community team is excited to announce the launch of a new Informix group. IBM Informix® is a fast and flexible database with the ability to seamlessly integrate SQL, NoSQL/JSON, and time series and spatial data. Its versatility and ease of use make Informix a preferred solution for a wide…(Read More)

The 2019 Informix Technical Roadshows, given by Carlton Doe, will be starting in June. Focused on features in the newly released IBM Informix v.14.10, it is a one-day deep dive into enhancements in performance, security, flexibility and more. Tentative dates and locations have been set and as each location confirms, a registration…(Read More)

As usual, User Speakers will play a key role at IIUG World 2019.  Our event stands out from many other industry conferences in large part due to the vast diversity of our speakers.  While many sessions are hosted by Informix technical pros, a key component of the event is the “end user” participation.  All user…(Read More)

IIUG World 2019 has been set. Mark you calendar! When:  September 22 – 26, 2019 Where: Torrance Marriott Redondo Beach Stay tuned for more information. Call for presentations will be announced very soon. Registration will open early May. See you in California…(Read More)

Informix Server provides periodic fixes for release 12.10. The following list is the most recent report of fixes for customer-reported defects in versions 12.10.xC12W1. This report combines both Windows and UNIX-specific defect fixes, and is more current than the defect information included in the product release. Current users can download…(Read More)

Announcing IIUG World 2018, the premier technical event for all things INFORMIX! October 28 – November 1, 2018 1 Renaissance Arlington Capital View Hotel 2800 South Potomac Ave, Arlington Virginia, USA (map) (Washington DC area) New date, new location, same great event! The Conference Planning Committee has already started working on coordinating the event. More…(Read More)

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:…(Read More)

Election for the new 2017 Board of Directors starts with the nominations opening today. If you’re interested in being part of the IIUG Board of directors, you can promote yourself as a candidate following instructions found at: /en/about-iiug/board/board-of-directors-election/ If you want to vote for candidates, just hold…(Read More)

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…(Read More)

Something is changing in Informix! Informix managers are going for a different release model based on modern paradigm: “release faster, develop better”. This year 2016 we’ve seen two releases of Informix products: xC7 and xC8. And more is going on, Informix wants to go to a “continous release” model. We’ll see if this…(Read More)

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…(Read More)

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…(Read More)

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…(Read More)

IBM Informix Team is attending users request by releasing more often patch versions of their Informix Server. Just a couple of weeks after the regular fixpack 12.10.xC7 IBM launches 12.10.xC7W1. Traditionally, “W” releases are out for strong reasons like security issues, fixing big issues or because there are a large number…(Read More)

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…(Read More)

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…(Read More)

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…(Read More)

Miguel Carbone at IIUG 2016

Miguel Carbone, CEO of MC Software (Sao Paulo, Brazil) briefly talks about his experience and motivations at IIUG 2016. As you will discover, the use of a razor or shaving cream is not compulsory at an IIUG event. &nbsp…(Read More)

It has been a long time coming but the IIUG is finally moving to a new website. As you will have noticed we have tried to jump up several iterations of website design in one jump. The goal is to make a more user friendly, more mobile friend, and easier to navigate website. In part…(Read More)

This newsletter was shared with the IIUG community by: Prasanna Alur Mathada Competitive Technology Enablement – Informix Database Server India Software Labs – Information Management IBM Software Group What’s Happening in Informix world – July, 2015 Newsletter IBM Informix Informix on the Leader board among databases in the G2 Crowd User Reviews G2…(Read More)

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…(Read More)

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…(Read More)

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…(Read More)