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IBM Informix® for IBM Cloud Pak® for Data

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.

No-charge editions for dev/test

Developer Edition

Informix Developer Edition

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.

Innovator-C Edition

Informix Innovator-C Edition

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.

Editions

Express Edition

High availability

Comprehensive set of high-availability options to help leverage low-cost hardware

No up-front costs

Ideal for application and third-party developers

Flexibility

Deploy in diverse environments with basic functionality and scalability

Workgroup Edition

Fast deployment

A turnkey data warehousing solution built quickly and efficiently

High availability

Comprehensive set of high-availability options to help leverage low-cost hardware

Efficiency

Easy and efficient development of time-based and space-based applications without additional license fees or installations

Enterprise Edition

Integration

Enhanced integration with tools and applications to help drive faster access to business intelligence

Always-on

Always-on operations across the grid, allowing you to upgrade, maintain and configure the grid with no downtime

Hybrid database system

Supports structured and unstructured data for enhanced flexibility and more agile development

Advanced Enterprise Edition

Speed

Fast data access and query, even for complex warehouse and operational queries

Deep compression

Deep compression of tables, indexes and binary large objects (BLOBs)

Efficiency

Efficient development and deployment of time-based and space-based applications without additional license fees or installations

Informix on Cloud

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