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Hermann Jimenez Franco
Real User
DBA Informix at Independent
Feb 10 2020

What is most valuable?

* I have been administering Informix for 10 years, and it's a highly reliable product, robust, processes high volumes of information, etc. * Its high availability characteristic is very stable and easy to configure and administer compared… more»

How has it helped my organization?

* OLTP processing capacity and the availability of information with high availability implementation have been significantly improved. * The increase in the number of users has not prevented the proper performance of the engine. * I've had… more»

What needs improvement?

I am expecting the new version 14.1 that brings significant improvements to replication. With Informix, everything that's expected is met.

Which solution did I use previously and why did I switch?

no, always informix.

Which other solutions did I evaluate?

Oracle and SQL SERVER
MohamedAfeilal
Real User
General Manager at New System Engineering
Dec 10 2019

What is most valuable?

The solution's stability, performance, enhanced functionality, and replication are all great features.

What needs improvement?

The solution doesn't include functionality like data anonymization. We have this functionality in other solutions like In SQL and Oracle but not in Informix. IBM has another product for anonymization, called InfoSphere Optim. Some clients want that anonymization in the engine, not in another… more»

What's my experience with pricing, setup cost, and licensing?

The pricing is okay because we are able to negotiate costs. However, the solution should make an effort to adjust the pricing so that we can get the same pricing in Morocco as we would get in the United States.

What other advice do I have?

We use all deployment models, including cloud and on-premises. I'd recommend the solution; I'd rate it nine out of ten.
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DOUGLAS MERRILL
Real User
IT Budget Manager at Lake County
Aug 06 2019

What do you think of IBM Informix?

What is our primary use case?

We use this solution to build and maintain databases. It is also used for backing up, restoring, and replicating Informix databases.

How has it helped my organization?

This solution has made financial reporting possible by allowing financial people the opportunity to set Informix to "Auto Pilot" so that they can attend other duties.

What is most valuable?

The most valuable features are its speed and ease of management.

What needs improvement?

This solution is in need of more current tools.

For how long have I used the solution?

We have used this solution for twenty-five years.
Luis PanozZo
Real User
IT Manager at Soluciones Integrales S.A.
May 14 2019

What do you think of IBM Informix?

What is our primary use case?

We develop software that works with Informix.

How has it helped my organization?

Every version is faster than the previous.

What is most valuable?

This solution is fast, easy to administer, supports HDR, and supports grid.

What needs improvement?

This solution would be improved with offline data export. I really would love to have a QT plugin.

For how long have I used the solution?

Thirty-two years.

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What is IBM Informix?

Informix is one of the most widely used database servers offering high levels of performance and availability, distinctive capabilities, & minimal overhead.
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