What is Informix on Cloud?

The IBM Informix on Cloud offering provides an Informix database on IBM cloud. It offers customers the rich features of an on-premises Informix deployment without the cost, complexity, and risk of managing their own infrastructure. Informix on Cloud brings you the high-performance engine that integrates TimeSeries, Spatial, NoSQL, and SQL data together with easy access via MQTT, REST and MongoDB APIs.

Informix on Cloud features

Optimized for OLTP

Comes with a preconfigured instance optimized for online transaction processing applications. Also gives you the flexibility to create your own instances for analytic or mixed workloads.

Informix Warehouse accelerator

Includes entitlement to Informix Warehouse accelerator, which enables you to configure in-memory query acceleration for predictive analytics.


Delivered as an automated infrastructure-as-a-service and database provisioning system, giving you the flexibility and control to tailor your environments.

Informix Flexible Grid

This feature enables you to schedule upgrades or maintenance when you want, without any downtime and without having to use temporary hardware or clone your databases and applications. Scale capacity when and where needed.

Informix on Cloud benefits

Accelerates deployment

Informix on Cloud will accelerate and simplify you cloud deployments and take advantage of the high performance Informix engine that integrates Time Series, Spatial, NoSQL and SQL data together.

Lower your total cost of ownership

Lower your cost and complexity on infrastructure maintenance using flexible hosting and software licensing options that meet your business needs, and always-on support, choose the size you need.

Enterprise security

Informix on Cloud Offers native encryption with all configurations, you are in control of your data at rest and in flight.

Analytics for IoT Solution

Easy replication of your time series and other data from the edge into the IBM Informix on Cloud for performing deeper analytics, including predictive analytics.