IBM Informix is an embeddable, high-performance database for integrating SQL, NoSQL, JSON, time-series and spatial data. It is available within IBM Cloud Pak for Data.
Designed for analytics on the edge, in the cloud or on premises, the low-footprint database features self-management and automated administrative capabilities. And now, with a containerized version of Informix on the IBM Cloud Pak® for Data platform, you can more easily deploy on public, private or hybrid clouds.
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High availability data replication (HADR), remote secondary standby database servers and shared-disk secondary servers support mission-critical environments.
Deployment features like “smart triggers” implement event-driven processing and database push notifications, with no schema changes.
Silent installation and a footprint that requires just 100 MB of memory makes Informix simple, non-disruptive and deployable in minutes.
Informix offers a hybrid database system with minimal administrative requirements and memory footprint combined with powerful functionality. Key features make Informix ideal for multi-tiered architectures that require processing at the device level, at gateway layers and in the cloud.
Choose IBM Informix for IBM Cloud Pak for Data to take advantage of the performance and scalability of Informix on any cloud or traditional on-premises environment through a universal entitlement. Reduce costs, modernize at your own pace and benefit from additional powerful platform capabilities such as data virtualization, DataOps and more than 40 analytic services, containerized to enable faster time to value.
The go-to-choice for businesses seeking an easily embeddable database solution that simplifies application development and facilitates effortless data management.
A no-cost IBM® Informix® database server for individual application development, testing and prototyping. Key features include: enterprise replication (ER), unlimited high availability (HA) clusters, built-in autonomics, no required administration, easy upgrading, and multiplatform supporting UNIX, macOS, Microsoft Windows and ARM.
A robust database environment that supports small production workloads. Free for development, testing and small production use. Key features include: no up-front costs for embedded or workgroup computing, ability to run virtually unattended with self-configuring and self-managing capabilities, NoSQL support, encryption at rest, limited to one core and a total of 2 GB of RAM, and availability on Linux®, macOS and Microsoft Windows.
Ideal for third-party developers who want to embed a database within their applications. Available on all supported platforms, this edition is limited to four cores and a total of 8 GB of RAM.
Targeted for midsize companies or departments looking for a turnkey server for production workloads. Includes all replication options, flexible data storage and utilization, graphical administration and more on all supported platforms.
Store, access and query data with first-rate efficiency and agility. Gain real-time analytics, always-on transactions and seamless data integration. Includes all Informix features on all supported platforms except for Informix Warehouse Accelerator.
Provides the complete suite of Informix features — including Informix Warehouse Accelerator — across all supported platforms for near-limitless scalability and high-speed business intelligence.
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