Informix

Informix

IBM / Informix distribution

INFORMIX – openness, scalability, ease of use and maintenance. Using Informix products customers achieve greater flexibility in the datawarehouse analysis, web content, film, audio, video or text transfer from digital archives.

www.ibm.com/software/data/informix/

Informix Dynamic Server v12.10

A new version of IBM Informix Server is released v12.10 (Centaurus). Read more about new features on the following link: Centaurus

Informix Dynamic Server v11.70

A new version of IBM Informix Server is released. Read more about new features on the following link: http://pic.dhe.ibm.com/infocenter/idshelp/v117/index.jsp

Informix Dynamic Server v11.5

Informix Dynamic Server v11.5 “Cheetah 2″ is currently in the “Open Beta” status. If you want to try this version you need to subscribe on the following address:

http://www-306.ibm.com/software/data/informix/ids/open-beta.html

Informix v11.10 (Cheeta)

We are pleased to inform you of the significant improvements of Informix Dynamic Server v11.10 :
Scalability , high availability and performance

  Possibility of using multiple Remote Standalone Secondary (RSS) servers. RSS are secondary replication server which use its own disk space and can work in read-only mode
  Possibility of using more Shared Disk Secondary (SDS) servers. SDS are secondary replication servers which use discs together with the primary server, and can work in read-only mode
  Creating an archive using the ONTAP archive storage in directory
  Continuous Logical Log Restore at which the secondary server performs restoration of logical logs
  Data traffic encryption on connection between servers that makes the HDR (High Availability Data Replication) couple
  Improved parallel operation of making backup copies (backup) and restoration (restore)
  Automatic dbspace sequence ordering when making backup copies and updates
  Setting the time of recovery (Recovery Time Objective – RTO) which ensures the longest time required to restore
  Non-blocking Checkpoints
  Enterprise Replication performance improvements
  ON-Bar performance programme report
  File storage data management performance improvements using Direct I/O
  Online index creation performance improvements

Administration

  API (Application Programming Interface) for administration made for usage with SQL
  Scheduling administrative tasks within IDS
  Monitoring and analysis of user SQL statements
  Dynamic changes (without server reboot) of configuration of enterprise replication configuration and environment variables
  Dynamic changes of attributes, tables and databases names onwhich Enterprise Replication processes are executed
  Discarding table fragments on which enterprise replication procedures are executed
  Improved statistics management
  Administrative mode is enabled for other users with appropriate user rights
  IDS Admin tool via web interface written in PHP language

Application Development

  Named parameters in JDBC CallableStatement
  Trigger Improvements
  Derived tables in the FROM part of query
  Optimizer Instructions for queries written in ANSI Join form
  Deployment Wizard
  New isolation level ( Read Committed Isolation ), which improves the simultaneous operation of multiple sessions
  XML result form
  Hierarchical data indexing
  Basic text search
  Improved simultaneous operation of multiple sessions using a memory cache for virtual processors
  Web services for working with spatial data
  Standard clients with DRDA supported
  Commands GOTO , LOOP and labels in SPL supported
  New SQL functionalities
  Automatic translation of existing commands translation

Safety

  Label -Based Access Control ( LBAC ) enables security tags set up and assignment of those marks to objects within the database and users.

 

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