The Warehouse feature includes the following components:
- Manage common resources such as database connections and machine resources
- Schedule when the execution of control flows
- Monitor the execution status
SQW Design Studio - An Eclipse-based common design environment for connecting to source and target databases, creating and reverse-engineering physical data models, and building SQL-based dataflows and control flows.
SQL Warehousing Tool - a graphical environment that works with the Design Studio to enable you to quickly and easily build in-database data movements and transformations into your warehouse.
SQW Administration Console - a web-based application for managing and monitoring the data flows that you design using the Design Studio. The Administration Console allows you to:
Here is IBM's press release: IBM Unveils New Database Software to Help Clients Access Critical Information 50% Faster
and here is some of the initial press coverage:
- MSNBC: IBM Unveils New Database Software to Help Clients Access Critical Information 50% Faster
Network World: IBM adds data-warehousing tools to Informix
eWeek: IBM Adds Informix Data Warehouse Feature to Bolster Database Software
TradingMarkets: IBM unveils new Informix database software
CXO Today: IBM to Make Critical Information Access Faster
Computer Weekly: IBM updates Informix database with warehousing feature