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Informix enables you to store, access and query all your data with first-rate efficiency and agility. Real-time analytics, always-on transactions and seamless data integration get you to answers faster and speed time to market. And with the exception of Informix Warehouse Accelerator, this database includes all Informix features on all supported platforms to provide you easier app development and deployment with unlimited scalability. Full grid and replication capabilities ensure always-on data access, and optional storage compression helps maximize resources.

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IBM Informix is a secure embeddable database, optimized for OLTP and Internet of Things (IoT) data. Informix has the unique ability to seamlessly integrate SQL, NoSQL/JSON, time series and spatial data. With product editions for all environments and workloads, everyone from developers to global enterprises can benefit from Informix reliability, flexibility, ease of use and low total cost of ownership.
And what's more Informix is available across a broad range platforms and operating systems, including AIX®, HP-UX, Sun Solaris, Macintosh OS X, Linux® System i®, System p®, System x®, System z®, Windows®, and ARM V6 and later.
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Harness data with broad functionality and unlimited scalability.
Informix is a single platform that can power OLTP and OLAP workloads and successfully meet service-level agreements (SLAs) for each.

Optimize business decisions
Perform analytics close to data sources to enhance local decision making. Access business intelligence faster with enhanced integration with various tools and applications.

Eliminate downtime
Ensure always-on operations across your grid environment. Upgrade, maintain and configure the grid with no downtime.

Improve development agility
Support both structured and unstructured data with a hybrid database system for enhanced flexibility and easier development.

IBM Informix is available on-premise and on the IBM Cloud.

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Informix is a fast database platform with a rich set of features that powers both OLTP and OLAP workloads ensuring data is available at all times helping customers successfully meet service-level agreements (SLAs).
Informix is easy to use, deploy and has a small footprint with many self-managing features and can be up and running in minutes. Integration of SQL, NoSQL/JSON, time series and spatial data coupled with reliability, flexibility, ease of use all contribute to a low total cost of ownership.

There are two no-cost Informix editions available - Informix Developer Edition for application and development purposes and Informix Innovator-C Edition for small production workloads. Both editions are also available from the Docker Hub.

Informix is available on the cloud as part of IBM's cloud offerings with the same great features as the Informix Advanced Enterprise Edition Server.

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