Technical Documentation


IBM Informix

Informix IDS (Dynamic Server)


  • IBM Informix Developer’s Handbook
    IBM® Informix® is a low-administration, easy-to-use, and embeddable database that is ideal for application development. It supports a wide range of development platforms, such as Java™, .NET, PHP, and web services, enabling developers to build database applications in the language of their choice. Informix is designed to handle RDBMS data and XML without modification and can be extended easily to handle new data sets.


  • Migrating from Microsoft SQL Server to IBM Informix
    In this IBM® Redbooks® publication, we discuss considerations and describe a methodology for transitioning from Microsoft® SQL Server 2008 to IBM Informix®. We focus on the topic areas of data, applications, and administration, providing information about the differences in features and functionality, including data types, data manipulation language, data definition language, and stored procedures.


Informix IWA (Warehouse Accelerator)
  • Data Warehousing with the Informix Dynamic Server
    The IBM Informix® Dynamic Server (IDS) has the tools to build a powerful data warehouse infrastructure platform to lower costs and increase profits by doing more with your existing operational data and infrastructure. The Informix Warehouse Feature simplifies the process for design and deployment of a high performance data warehouse. With a state-of-the-art extract, load, and transform (ELT) tool and an Eclipse-based GUI environment that is easy to use, this comprehensive platform provides the foundation you need to cost effectively build and deploy the data warehousing infrastructure, using the IBM Informix Dynamic Server, and needed to enable the development and use of next-generation analytic solutions.


  • Query Acceleration for Business Using IBM Informix Warehouse Accelerator
    IBM® Informix® Warehouse Accelerator is a state-of-the-art in-memory database that uses affordable innovations in memory and processor technology and trends in novel ways to boost query performance. It is a disruptive technology that changes how organizations provide analytics to its operational and historical data. Informix Warehouse Accelerator uses columnar, in-memory approach to accelerate even the most complex warehouse and operational queries without application changes or tuning.


  • Boosting Query Performance with Informix Warehouse Accelerator
    The IBM Informix® Warehouse Accelerator is a breakthrough technology that changes how businesses can view and deploy analytics. Informix Warehouse Accelerator both delivers high performance for business queries and eliminates the need for query tuning, data management, and cube-building activities normally associated with enterprises seeking acceptable performance in analytics. Together with the Informix database server, it offers a single environment where traditional online transaction processing (OLTP) and current online analytical processing (OLAP) can be combined in a cost-effective manner.


Informix IOT (Internet of things)


  • Embedding IBM Informix
    In this IBM® Redbooks® publication, we discuss and describe the capabilities for embedding Informix® into applications and software. We introduce the technological architecture and describe several of the functions and features that support Informix as a robust and powerful embeddable DBMS. Many of these features are unique in the industry today, enabling clients to create a business advantage.