Informix Helps Build a Smarter PlanetWe make sure you can buy We know the best waytickets online from A to B Ticketcorner delivers a Smart Ticketing Traffic Master delivers Smart Traffic system powered by Informix systems powered by Informix We deliver smarter We deliver packages faster We see hidden health care at patterns lower costWoman’s Health USA provides Unique Express manages driver andphysicians “back room” business vehicle resources with a Smartsupport powered by Informix Freight solution powered by Informix
Informix Flexible Gridfor Smarter Availability and Scalability “Informix Flexible Grid technology promises measurable IT cost savings for any size business.“ Romana Opletalova, General Manager, d-Prog Ltd.• Scale globally• Manage easily• Balance workloads• Rolling Upgrades• Heterogeneous• Avoid platform lock-in• Ideal for the Cloud
Smarter Transportation and Shipping What’s smart? • Enhanced customer service with user insight into 500,000 shipment checkpoints • Improved staff efficiencies with 12X faster system backups/administration • Reduced IT costs through compatibility with multiple platforms Smarter Business Outcomes • Reclaimed staff productivity enables new customer services and applications • Rapid growth is matched by performance and ease of scale-out“By using the Flexible Grid feature of Informix 11.7, our IT department has saved administrativetime that can now be used to create new functionality and applications for our customers.”~ Felipe Villegas, CIO, DHL Express Mexico
Smarter Gaming Game Show Network meets growing user demand and enhances revenue with around-the-clock game availability What’s smart? • High performance for tens of thousands of players per day enjoying 750,000 games per day with a single DBA • Projected 50-percent increase in analytics to match players based on similar skill- levels and to prevent fraud Smarter Business Outcomes • No unplanned downtime for past two years; avoidance of planned downtime • Avoidance of $100,000 expenditure for new server capacity“The Flexible Grid feature of Informix enables us to perform rolling upgrades without any outages,so players can go on playing with no interruption and no impact on our revenue. That’s worth itsweight in gold.”~ Susan Marciano, Vice President of Technical Operations, Game Show Network
Smarter Cloud Computing with Informix – Only database that can be utilized and provisioned in a cloud model on heterogeneous, commodity hardware – Easily manage the entire environment from a single console using a comprehensive set of administration commands – Modern development environment for cloud and mobile technology deployments – Provide around-the-clock services with virtually NO downtime, even for routine maintenance and upgrades – Manage workload utilization cost effectively for both OLTP and Decision Support applications
Informix for Cloud Computing Use Case - Direct to database cloud scenario Transactional App J2EE Operations App BI App Reservations Operations DB Data Mart HR DB Transactional DB Informix Cloud Console •Manage Utilization •Time to Value •Manage database provisioning •Time to Service •Manage workloads •DC optimization •Reduced Costs
Informix Warehouse Acceleratorfor Smarter Business IntelligenceWhat is it? How is it different?The Informix Warehouse Accelerator (IWA) is a Performance. Unprecedented responseworkload optimized, appliance-like, add-on, that times to enable train of thought analysisenables the integration of business insights intooperational processes to drive winning strategies. frequently blocked by poor queryIt accelerates select queries, with unprecedented performance.response times. Integration. Connects to IDS through deep integration providing transparency to all applications. Transparency. applications connected to IDS, are entirely unaware of IUWE Simplified administration. appliance-like hands-free operations, eliminating database tuning tasks Analytics at the Speed of Thought!
Informix Warehouse Accelerator Proof Points Analytics at the Speed of Thought CurrentCustomer/Industry IWA Solution % FasterLarge retail customer 55 sec 700 min 76,000Skechers 2 sec 45 min 135,000Government agency 15 min 9 hr 40 min 3,800European Agency 67 sec 90 min 8,000
Informix Warehouse Editions Informix Ultimate Warehouse Edition Informix Growth Warehouse Edition (available Q4)Components Informix Ultimate Edition Informix Growth Edition Informix Warehouse Accelerator Informix Warehouse Accelerator ISAO Studio ISAO Studio Informix CompressionLimits Max memory available Informix Growth Edition No core limits 16 cores, 16 GB memory max Informix on 4 platforms: Informix on 4 platforms: AIX64, Sol64, HPUX64, Linux-Intel64 AIX64, Sol64, HPUX64, Linux-Intel64 IWA on Linux-Intel 64 IWA on Linux-Intel 64 48 GB Max, 16 core limitTarget > 300 GB of raw data < 300 GB of raw data
Informix TimeSeries for Management of Interval Data • Time Series (interval) data is: – A set of data where each item is time-stamped • Think of an array where each element is indexed by time • Most useful when reading a range of data – “Give me Jan 1st thru Jan 10th elements from time series “X” • Access to one time series is usually completed before moving to the next time series19
A New Meter Data Management (MDM) Benchmark• WHO – IBM – AMT-SYBEX (IBM Business Partner; provider of solutions for Energy & Utility companies• WHAT – Joint benchmark test of AMT-SYBEX’s MDM solution, Affinity MeterFlow, using IBM Informix TimeSeries software to manage smart meter data – Tests conducted using a single IBM POWER7® system, utilizing 16 cores.• WHEN and WHERE – Performed at the IBM Power Systems Benchmark Center; Montpellier, France – August 2011
Unprecedented MDM Benchmark Results• 100 million meters! – End-to-end processing time < 8 hours (30-minute intervals)• 10 million meters! – End-to-end processing time < 36 minutes (30-minute intervals)• Linear results! – Overall processing time remained constant with increased historical data – Storage usage remained linear with increasing data • 31 days of meter data used < 4TB of standard storage
Informix Genero for Smarter Development of Mobile and Cloud-based Apps • Deploy apps faster with easy, graphical tools – Deploy in browser-based, GUI, Windows or mobile and cloud environments • Lower development costs – Improve developer productivity – Develop apps 5 to 10 times faster – Modernize existing 4GL apps Desktop, Web & Mobile"Genero is enabling us to shift our entire business model to Software as a Service at a pace we simply could notachieve with other tools. We have gone from green-screen to graphical desktop and now to cloud-based richinternet applications, all while maintaining our core Informix 4GL business logic. ~ George Pepper, Senior VicePresident, Operations, SunGard Public Sector
Smarter ManufacturingBöckmann Fahrzeugwerke meets growing user demand and enhancesrevenue through modernization of their applications. What’s smart? • Two-week migration of 4GL applications to Informix Genero, • 20 percent decrease in errors and 20 percent increase in productivity Smarter Business Outcomes • Retained 100% investment in years of business logic • Faster development enabling faster time-to-market“Genero saved us from having to redevelop all our applications, which we would have beenforced to do with a Java or .NET solution.”~ Ulrike Otersen, Manager of Software Development, Böckmann Fahrzeugwerke GmbH
Informix Deep Embed• Self-Configuring – Build a package containing: • Informix Server, • (Optional) pre-built database(s) • (Optional) applications – Package compression – Deployment Assistant/Utility – Deploy, decompress, and install the package on multiple systems – Can be used for media distribution, such as CDs• Self-Maintenance – Automated storage allocation – Allows chunks to be extended automatically – Adds chunks automatically when space is low – Customized thresholds for events• Self-Healing – Internal error handling and retries – Automatically timeout idle users – Automated storage optimization per custom settings – Automatically add CPU VPs to match hardware/licensing during start-up – Automated DB Scheduler tasks
Informix is embedded in Cisco’s Key Products • Informix was recognized as software vendor of the year at Cisco for 2011 • Informix is currently included in over 25+ products at Cisco • 100,000’s of customers run Informix – without Administration requirements “Cisco is taking advantage of the fact that Informix is easily embeddable, and also, the redundant capabilities that Informix has to allow us to use our distributed architecture to scale for our customers.” Phil Harris, Senior Director of Engineering, Cisco31
Informix Long Term Roadmap 2012* Flexible Grid Informix vNext* Modernization Performance Warehouse/BI improvements Benchmarks Applications Availability Informix TimeSeries enhancements Security 2014* Informix for Cloud Informix for Handhelds Informix vNext+* 2016* Enhance Deep Embed Distributed Informix vNext++* Industry specific query processing on grid enhancements Extend Grid to Continue to invest Informix Genero non-database sources in Informix to Enhancements Genero Enhancements increase its SQL Enhancements for Grid Cloud/Hadoop Enhancements strengths and to Continued IBM S/W integration open new markets Continued IBM S/W integration * Features and timeline Subject to change37
Informix Early Access Program• IBM Informix Early Access Program – Get early access to new capabilities – Prototype solutions in your environment for faster deployment – Access to IBM resources through lab advocates – Assist the IBM Information Management team in defining the product roadmap Sign Up Now http://www-01.ibm.com/software/data/informix/beta/
2012 IIUG Informix Conference April 22 – 25, 2012 San Diego California, USA San Diego Marriott Mission ValleyThe Board of Directors of the International Informix Users Group (IIUG) announces the IIUG 2012 Informix Conference, to be held at the San Diego Marriott Mission Valley on April 22-25, 2012. For more details visit the official conference web site www.iiug.org/conf Attention Speakers: We are now accepting Presentation Proposals thru Nov. 1, 2012. Details at the conference web site. http://www.iiug.org/conf/call_for_presentations/
Wherever you plan to go withyour data in the next decade,IBM Informix software can helpyou get there.
Informix Warehouse Accelerator Performance Tests• Queries faster by 100 times! – Large retail customer reduces query times from 700 mins to 55 secs – Shoe retailer reduces longest running query from 45 mins to 2 secs – Government agency reduces report time from 9 hrs 40 mins to 15 mins – European government agency reduces query time from 90 mins to 67 secs• Scales up on latest Intel Hardware! – IWA scales up in SMP and scales out in cluster – IWA takes full advantage of Intel chips – Double digit performance improvement on newer chips with no change in software
Benefits of Informix Warehouse Accelerator• 3rd generation database management technology utilizing in-memory, columnar approach• Provides predicate evaluation on compressed data• Requires no change to queries submitted either directly or via 3rd-party tools• Utilizes low-cost commodity hardware• Eliminates time-consuming query tuning• Eliminates building of cubes/summary tables
Regulatory, Asset, Device Informed Decision-making Risk and and Service Compliance Monitoring Management Improved Informed Customer Decision Experience Making Add ‘intelligence’ in the Intelligent Utility Network Asset Business Lifecycle Process Management Automation Security Solutions Morristown Status Phase A Current (AMPS) Phase B Current (AMPS) Phase C Current (AMPS) Intraday Phase Current Phase A Voltage Phase B voltage Phase C Voltage Morristown Status Neutral Phase A Angle Phase A Angle Phase A Angle Information management with InfoSphere Warehouse, Netezza, and Informix Time Series integrates disparate data and systems Provide meaningful information and insights to the utility’s various stakeholders with Cognos Business Intelligence and SPSS Statistical Analysis Optimize business performance, organization and planning with iLog Optimization Business event monitoring with WebSphere Decision Server helps visualize, detect, evaluate, correlate and respond to business events and improves utility operations and planning58
Fiber Optic Acoustic SecurityOffering Overview• TerraEchos ADELOS S4 Sensor Array provides covert Pain Points surveillance capabilities to detect, classify, and act on threats to critical infrastructure. S4 Security System• Fiber Optic Acoustic sensor technology licensed from US • Reliability and Stability are paramount and need to Navy and digital signal processing hardware built by S&K function for years without significant upgrades Electronics • Advanced functionality of Spatial & Time Series data• Built using IBM Technology (InfoSphere Streams, Informix required with Spatial and TimeSeries) • Scalable, stream-based analytics required to handle Gigabytes of data per second Benefits Critical Infrastructure Security • Single strand of fiber optic cable buried covertly • Ability to detect and track multiple targets along fiber optic zones • Zones are flexible and can be redefined programmatically • Advanced Signature Classification libraries • Integrated detection into actionable workflow
Informix Performance Benchmarks and Testing Meter Data Management (MDM) benchmark used Informix TimeSeries technology built on top of high performing Informix database engine MDM benchmark IWA performance tests demonstrate Informix can meet any performance challenge across a broad spectrum of industries Leverages Informix’s dynamically scalable multi-threaded architecture Exploits efficient checkpoints, direct I/O, optimal disk fragmentation etc. Exploits hardware capabilities (e.g. IWA benchmark) for maximum performance The Benchmarks proved Informix database specifically solves a key data management challenges which other database cannot solve without massive hardware. Expect to recruit new partners and win new business as result of interest generated by these benchmarks MDM Benchmark helped created visibility and re-vitalize Informix within IBM GBS and S&D teams who are focusing on IBM’s Smarter Planet solutions IWA Performance results are generating significant interest from Informix install base for mixed workload applications
Smarter Cloud Computing Doing more with less Reduce capital expenditures and operational expenses Reducing risk Ensure the right levels of security and resiliency across all business data and processes Higher quality services Improve quality of services and deliver new services that help the business grow and reduce costs Breakthrough agility Increase ability to quickly deliver new services to capitalize on opportunities while containing costs and managing risk
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