What is it all about?
IBM Informix is a product family within IBM’s Information Management System that is centered on several relational database management system (RDBMS) offerings. Informix is forging new frontiers with its embeddability and unique ability to seamlessly integrate SQL, NoSQL/JSON, time series and spatial data, with a rich set of APIs, including REST, that enhance development simplicity, flexibility and time to market.
* Bring NoSQL to your SQL database - IBM Informix unleashes new capabilities, giving you a way to combine unstructured and structured data in a smart way. IBM Informix offers a “hybrid” database system that is capable of supporting relational and non-relational data, giving you the ability to store JSON and relational tables in the same storage engine. * Meet the Big Data challenges of sensor data - Informix, with its TimeSeries feature, helps organizations solve the Big Data challenge of sensor data by providing unprecedented performance and scalability to applications that leverage time series data. * Speed and efficiency let you do more and spend less - Informix is fast. Informix was built from the ground up for performance. Higher performance means fewer servers – and less space, power, and cooling resources. * Options, not hassles, for achieving continuous availability - IBM Informix offers the industry's most comprehensive set of high availability options that can take advantage of low-cost hardware with Informix Flexible Grid. * Easy administration lets you maximize DBA resources - Informix software automatically senses and responds to changes without human or programmatic intervention. * Reduce cost and risk of private cloud and distributed enterprise deployments - Helping to reduce the cost and risk of private cloud, Informix 12.1 is the only database that allows different hardware and operating systems from cluster to cluster in a distributed environment. * Enhanced security speeds time to compliance - Organizations will have greater control over auditing practices with selective row level auditing.