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I'm Back! Did You Think I was Gone Forever?

I Sure Did Miss You

Truth be told, I just haven't had much to write about until now. I haven't been doing much of anything interesting with Informix. Sure, I've been doing the day to day Informix DBA stuff, but nothing blog worthy. Mostly I've been working on some software development, data mining and business optimization projects for my company. But that all changed this week.

The Catalyst

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Informix Newsletter November 2014

(german content)

Neue Ausgabe des IBM/Informix Newsletters

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On Hybrid Database Development

At the recent IBM Insight conference in Las Vegas I presented a session entitled: 


"My Data is Relational But My Coders Want to Use JSON!  Help!"

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News from the East / Notícias do Oriente

Surprising news from China (original version here)

English version

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China is standardizing all new database applications on Informix!

Here's the "world" shaking news I promised. IBM and China have come to an agreement whereby IBM will share the code for Informix with a Chinese software house, GBASE, who will modify its security code to conform to Chinese government standards. In turn China will be building all future database projects using Informix.

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News from the Informix World

And I do mean world. Well it's been a long time since my last post. Over six months. I just got back from the IBM Insight Conference in Las Vegas NV (formerly the IBM Information On Demand Conference) and there is some big news. IBM announced their new vertical cloud development stacks called BlueMix. There is a BlueMix for timeseries data, BlueMix for mobile apps, BlueMix for in-memory Warehouse data analytics, BlueMix for Watson, BlueMix for ... well you get the idea.

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Future... / Futuro...

Directly from IBM Insight via Twitter, some future features (original version here)

English version
The image below was recently twitted by the oficial @IBM_Informix twitter account with the following comment:

" Key Product Features in #Informix xC - Next coming within the next 12 months or so. #IoT #ibminsight "

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Informix Newsletter Oktober 2014

(german content)

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RESTing...

Let's take Informix for RESTing (original version here)

English version