Informix on Cloud: Amazon Web Services and Azure | HCL Technologies

Informix on Cloud

Amazon Web Services

About Informix AWS
About Informix on Cloud

The Amazon Machine Image (AMI) for Informix provides all the information required to launch a virtual server instance in the AWS cloud. Simply select the AMI that meets your business need and launch as many instances as required. The HCL Informix AMI includes the following:

  • Informix version 12.10.FC10ME
  • CSDK 4.10.FC10
  • JDBC 4.10.JC10
  • Informix Warehouse Accelerator (IWA) 12.10.FC10

Note, the Informix engine, CSDK, and JDBC are installed and configured for OLTP environments. IWA will need to be configured to requirements.
Please contact Lab Services using the “Contact Us” panel for guidance and support.

Informix on AWS is an enterprise-class database offered on the Amazon Web Services (AWS) Cloud. It features a cloud-delivered, ready to run, fast, resilient and scalable database management system that manages traditional relational, object-relational, and dimensional data types. Informix on AWS offers the complete features of Informix on-premise deployments without the complexity and risk of managing your own infrastructure. AWS provides the infrastructure to run Informix in a flexible, scalable, and cost-effective manner in the cloud.
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Getting started
Getting started
Managing your server
Managing your server

Informix is initially configured to interact with clients using the SQLI, DRDA, Mongo, and REST protocols and to run with a small bufferpool on a single CPU VP. If you've ordered a larger EC2 type and want to get more power from Informix please consider increasing the number of CPU VPs as well as the bufferpool.

Azure

About Informix AWS
About Informix on Cloud

The Virtual Machine Image for Informix provides all the information required to launch a virtual machine in the Azure cloud. Order it in the Azure portal by navigating to Virtual machines, clicking “Add”, and then searching for “Informix”. Then select the virtual machine type that meets your business need and launch as many instances as required. The HCL Informix images includes the latest versions of:

  • Informix
  • CSDK
  • JDBC
  • Informix Warehouse Accelerator (IWA)

Note, the Informix engine, CSDK, and JDBC are installed and pre-configured for OLTP environments. IWA will need to be configured to requirements.
Please contact Lab Services using the “Contact Us” panel for guidance and support.

HCL Informix is an enterprise-class database offered on the Microsoft Azure Cloud. It features a cloud-delivered, ready to run, fast, resilient and scalable database management system that manages traditional relational, object-relational, and dimensional data types. Informix on cloud offers the complete features of Informix on-premise deployments without the complexity and risk of managing your own infrastructure. Azure provides the infrastructure to run Informix in a flexible, scalable, and cost-effective manner in the cloud.

 

Getting started
Getting started
Managing your server
Managing your server

Informix is initially configured to interact with clients using the SQLI, DRDA, Mongo, and REST protocols and to run with a small bufferpool on a single CPU VP. If you've ordered a larger virtual machine size and want to get more power from Informix please consider increasing the number of CPU VPs as well as the bufferpool.

Lab Services

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Priority Support Services

Priority Support Services offer priority handling of your support issues above and beyond the standard support process on a monthly subscription basis.

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Premium Advisory Services

Premium Advisory Services provide onsite and online advisory services to customers and partners on time and material (T&M) basis to get optimal utilization and throughput from your Informix environment.

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Deployment Acceleration

Deployment Acceleration helps you deploy your solution quicker by providing assistance in training, up and running, configuration, design and implementation of your solution.

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Partner Acceleration

Lab Services enables partner applications, compliments partner offerings, and provides priority support to promote growth and make our partners more successful. Joint asset programs and joint GTM programs provide incentives for solution providers to address specific use case scenarios with a holistic solution stack. This accelerates design, development, and deployment of industry solutions using Informix.

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Enablement

HCL provides many enablement services that includes but is not limited to training, certification, boot camps, Proof of Concepts (PoC), and Proof of Technology (PoT) engagements for customers, ISV partners, business partners, and IoT partners alike. We also provide unique training and certification for partners registered with the HCL Informix referral program.

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HA Design and Cloud Backup

HA design and cloud backup service includes the design, implementation, and setup of High Availability (HA) and disaster recovery solutions in the cloud or for on-premise Informix database instances. Service also includes the architectural design, implementation, and setup of the Amazon S3 storage environment, enabling cost effective backup solutions that leverage Informix’s ability to back-up directly to the cloud.

FAQ

Question: Where can I access documentation for Informix?
Answer: http://informix.hcldoc.com

Question: How may I access the HCL Informix CSDK and JDBC products?
Answer: These can be requested by filling out the “CONTACT US” form in the lower right corner of the current webpage.

Question: Can I modify Informix server's configuration after I receive the system?
Answer: Yes. You have full access to and control of the system. Please make any modification to Informix, and iptables, the operation system, etc. as well, as you see fit.

Question: Is Informix Warehouse Accelerator (IWA) included? How can I use IWA?
Answer: Yes, IWA is included. By default the product file is copied to the directory /opt/ibm/iwa; however, it is not configured. Please follow the instructions here to install and configure it.

Support

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