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Looking Ahead with IBM Informix in 2021

Informix 14.10. Webcasts
A preview of what's planned for Informix in 2021 is provided by IBM Offering Management in late February.

The individual topics of the webinar are not yet published. Take another look at the Informix Roadmap 2020 here on our site. The following goals were in prospect for 2021:

  • Super Scaleout
  • Multi-model Geodetic Support
  • Machine Learning / Self Healing
  • Unicode Phase 2 – expanding limits
  • Developers Delight
  • Always On
  • ...

Register for the webinar and bring your questions!

Wednesday, February 24, 2021 (16:30 CET). Save your seat now!

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The Informix Newsletter is finally back!Informix Newsletter is a spark plug

After almost three years of vacancy the Informix newsletter editorial staff publishes a new issue!

By the end of 2017, the editorial team, consisting mainly of IBM Informix employees, had published 125 issues of the popular Informix newsletter. With the integration of HCL into the further development of Informix, personnel changes followed. In the end, it was the EU guidelines of the GDPR that prevented further distribution among IBM.

With the logistic support of the German Informix User Group (IUG) the proven team is now back, offering the latest news, technical tips and tricks around Informix.

More than twenty contributions have come together in the new issue, such as:

  • Connection Manager options for redirect, load balancing and failover,
  • Install Informix in Docker or
  • Display of spatial data using the R programming language.
Read the whole article and view the Informix Newsletter online here!

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Admin-Scout 3.0 - functional right from the start!

Admin-Scout 3.0 offers a completely revised design and up to 60% faster evaluations.
Security UpdateRevised user interface

The entire user interface of the Admin-Scout is designed more uniformly and with better performance. The access to configuration and server administration is clearly structured. Optimized table structures and scaling of the display, lead to a considerably faster page layout.

New SQL Toolbox

The version 3.0 impresses above all with the new SQL Toolbox with many powerful functions in the Database Explorer and SQL Editor. As a result the Admin-Scout offers more interesting functionalities for development and tuning of Informix databases.

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IBM Informix vulnerability CVE-2020-4799 in Spatial Datablade Module

Security UpdateA security warning was issued on October 8, 2020 (CVE-2020-4799) for IBM Informix Dynamic Server.

This vulnerability affects the Spatial Datablade Module in Informix Server versions 12.10 and 14.10.

A specific function in the Spatial Datablade can be called with an out-of-range parameter. A local user logged on with SQL privileges could use this vulnerability to attempt to execute an SQL injection. If the attack is successful, the attacker would be able to grant himself extended user rights and execute his own code

Help provides a Fix Pack that IBM has released on Fix Central.

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IBM price adjustments for software effective January 1, 2021

Preisupdate

As in previous years, IBM announces a price adjustment for its software portfolio at the beginning of the new year. This will also affect the Informix and Db2 products, new licenses and renewals. The price adjustment is for sales within the Federal Republic of Germany, usually an increase of about 3%.

You can find detailed price information in our IBM Informix and IBM Db2 pricefiles.

The complete announcement and the intended base prices for download can be found here:

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IBM User Group Day - May 19 & 20, 2020

IIUG International Informix Users GroupHello IIUG Members and Informix Enthusiasts!

You are invited!

Join IBM for User Group Day, a unique virtual experience. IBM is uniting over a dozen IBM User Groups for a 2-day virtual conference with 6 tracks each day featuring user groups, offering management, developers and support staff with expert advice, lessons, demos, keynotes, feedback sessions, and more. Learn more about the technologies you use every day, start a conversation, ask questions, or find new User Groups to connect with.

Get the full IBM User Group Day agenda and register for free visit here!

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Informix RoadmapInformix Roadmap

IBM Informix Release Roadmap – Update March 2020

Planning for Q2 and the second half of 2020

  • Informix 14.10 for IBM Cloud Pack available
  • 14.10.xC4 Fixpack with improved backup functions for secondary’s
  • LinuxONE Platform Support
  • Last cumulative fix release for Informix 11.70
  • ...

Innovations for 2021 (under investigation)

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CURSOR Admin-Scout
Development and Release Steps

All changes up to Release 3.0
of October 2020

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IBM Sub-Capacity licensing for Informix and Db2

Processor-based licensing with full- and sub-capacity in virtual environmentsprocessor sub-capacity

If Informix or DB2 are to be used in virtual environments, the question of how to calculate licenses quickly arises with processor-dependent licenses. Is a calculation based on logical resources sufficient or must the physical hardware be fully licensed?

This article is a brief summary of the various IBM sources for licensing Informix or Db2 in virtual environments. It introduces the common processor-based licensing and the associated definitions for full- and sub-capacity. This article also provides a summary of the general requirements and important information about the verification requirements when using sub-capacity licensing.

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