There is a new introductory article in the IBM Database Magazine talking about the Informix TimeSeries technology/solution:
Well done video about the latest technology and features of Informix:
Good news: The white paper from Ovum about the Informix Warehouse Accelerator is now available for download:
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:
Good news for all Informix Warehouse Accelerator fans. Two analysts have covered the latest IBM Informix technology in a white paper:
- PDF: IBM Informix in hybrid workload environments
- Informix Accelerates Analytic Integration into OLTP
Unfortunately the 2nd whitepaper from Ovum is only accessible to members.
Title: Fitrix ERP Software – Driving Informix sales into growing small and mid-size discrete manufacturing firms through industry-leading Total Cost of Ownership (TCO)
Date: Tuesday, August 21, 2012
Time: 10:30 AM - 12:00 PM (Central Time), 16:30h Germany
Presented By: Mike Barnwell - VP, Sales & Marketing (Fourth Generation Software)
Registration: Informix Business Partner Chat
Fourth Generation Software, the makers of Fitrix ERP, has been
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:
Here is a short interview with Bernie Spang - IBM Director Strategy and Marketing Database Software & System - about growth strategies for Informix.
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:
Hopefully IBMs Informix marketing budget for this year is not already utilized with this new eBook and the IWA video :-)
There are two new marketing videos covering Informix available on YouTube:
Informix Warehouse Accelerator
Attention: Event has been rescheduled !
Title: Informix BP Kick-off Webcast
Date: Wednesday, March 21, 2012
Time: 08:45 AM - 10:00 PM (EST), 16:45h Germany
Presented By: Gary Proctor - Informix Channel Sales Leader (IBM), Dennis Allen - Sales leader, Informix Warehouse, Douglas Dailey - Informix Product Manager
Registration: Informix BP Kick-off Webcast
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
Gary Proctor - IBM Business Development Exec - has started a new blog. Gary's blog is focused on solutions build on Informix:
For your convenience Gary's blog has been added to Informix Zone (right side) and will also be re-published on planetIDS.com.
I believe that Gary's postings will help to spread the word about Informix and I wish him a successful start !
Good news for all Open Source fans: SugarCRM is now able to utilize Informix as database backend:
Title: The Hidden Challenge in Meter Data Management
Date: Tuesday, September the 27th
Time: 09:00 AM Pacific Time, 12:00 PM Eastern Time (18:00h Germany)
Duration: 60 Minutes
Hosted by: Information Week
The rapid rollout of smart meters as part of the Smart Grid adoption by utilities companies has been nothing short of impressive. However, as the meters are turned on, utilities are often ill-prepared to manage
Title: Data Management for a New Generation with IBM Informix
Date: Tuesday, October the 4th, 2011
Time: 10:00 AM Pacific Time (Los Angeles) / 1:00 PM Eastern Time (New York City) / 19:00h Germany
Duration: 60 Minutes
Hosted by: IBM, Tom Rieger / Scott Whalen
This session is designed for new and existing Informix users to learn why Informix is still is the best solution, from the most mundane of
Title: Informix Update Webcast for Business Partners
Date: Tuesday, October the 11th
Time: 09:00 AM - 10:00 AM Eastern Time (15:00h Germany)
Duration: 60 Minutes
Hosted by: Ted J. Wasserman (IBM Informix Marketing)
This is a special webcast we will be holding exclusively for our business partners to go over recent announcements and give you a preview of what is coming in the rest of 2011.
There seems to be an interesting partnership evolving:
Congratulations to my friend John Baker from oninit in the UK that has established this partnership !
A new issue of the IBM Data Management Magazine has been released.
On page 8 you'll find Stuart Litel's IIUG User's View column titled Happy 10th Anniversary to IBM and Informix.
On page 10 there is an interesting article about IBM's Netezza datawarehouse appliance. Netezza - which embedds a modified PostgreSQL RDBMS - requires no indexes, no tuning and only little maintenance and is able to speed up datawarehouse queries significantly.
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