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"The initial setup is pretty easy.""For IoT business cases, having Informix Enterprise Edition work on edge computers, like Raspberry Pi and using Informix replication, makes complex situations simple to build and maintain.""The scalability is very good.""The solution's stability, performance, enhanced functionality, and replication are all great features.""So far, we do not have a lot of issues. It's pretty problem-free."

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"The feature that I like on Multitenant is the ease - it is very easy for my team to run the database."

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"I would like to see backups from secondary servers.""There should be more intelligence surrounding discovering data to be able to automatically create indexes.""The pricing is a bit expensive.""Continue extending the SQL language for compatibility with the competition's language, including Stored Procedure Language.""The solution really doesn't add new features very often."

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"This solution is a bit complicated when collecting from containers - that feature should be a bit better."

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"I am not aware of the licensing costs or terms.""The free edition can be enough to handle moderate-size implementations, but you may want a pay for edition to benefit from more functionality, such as replication."

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Top Answer: The initial setup is pretty easy.
Top Answer: The pricing is a little high, however, Oracle, for example, is a bit higher still.
Top Answer: What they're saying today is that IBM did not do the right thing with the old database of Informix. We need more marketing solutions for Informix as the marketing for Informix is very low here in Rio… more »
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Informix is one of the most widely used database servers offering high levels of performance and availability, distinctive capabilities, & minimal overhead.

Oracle Multitenant - an Oracle Database 12c Enterprise Edition option – introduces a new architecture that enables customers to easily consolidate multiple databases, without changing their applications. This new architecture delivers all the benefits of managing many databases as one, yet retains the isolation and resource prioritization of separate databases. In addition, Oracle Multitenant enables rapid provisioning and upgrades, and fully complements other options including Oracle Real Application Clusters and Active Data Guard. p>

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Sample Customers
Shaspa, Hildebrand, Kaifa, Ranhill Powertron, Federaci‹ Farmacutica (FedeFarma), Camden Council, The German Aerospace Center (DLR), Myers, Votorantim Group, Doosan Infracore, GreenIvory
An Post, National Oilwell Varco, SAS Institute, Sportmaster, Y-Telecom
Top Industries
Computer Software Company32%
Comms Service Provider24%
Financial Services Firm5%
Computer Software Company36%
Comms Service Provider19%
Financial Services Firm6%
Company Size
Small Business40%
Midsize Enterprise20%
Large Enterprise40%
Small Business50%
Midsize Enterprise20%
Large Enterprise30%
Find out what your peers are saying about Microsoft, Oracle, IBM and others in Relational Databases. Updated: November 2021.
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IBM Informix is ranked 8th in Relational Databases with 6 reviews while Oracle Multitenant is ranked 13th in Relational Databases with 1 review. IBM Informix is rated 9.0, while Oracle Multitenant is rated 9.0. The top reviewer of IBM Informix writes "Many embedded functionalities of the engine allow for significant savings on complex developments and maintenance". On the other hand, the top reviewer of Oracle Multitenant writes "User friendly database that is easy for my team to run ". IBM Informix is most compared with SQL Server, Oracle Database, MySQL, IBM Db2 Database and MariaDB, whereas Oracle Multitenant is most compared with SQL Server, MariaDB, IBM Db2 Database, MySQL and SingleStore DB.

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