For those of you who made it to iiug, I'm sure you all remember Rob Thomas promising more to come
on offering and other
changes. Well today is that day, and it is a great day for anyone who wants
to do application development on Informix.
offerings and prices.
So why do I think this is great for Developers? Well mainly for the Informix Ultimate-C edition for Mac and Windows.
Let me quote from the above:
Gives businesses, ISVs, and OEMs the ability to develop and
deploy enterprise-class functionality for departmental
small-to-medium sized business solutions, at no cost.
Look at that again.. Windows and Mac for the Ultimate-C Edition at no cost. So if you want to design, develop, and deploy
a Windows or Mac based solution that needs a robust full featured RDBMS, then Informix is now the clear best solution.