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Here is great opportunity for you, as we at IBM Informix are organizing a Twitter chat, with James Kobielus (Senior Program Director, Product Marketing, Big Data Analytics solutions), Keshav Murthy (Senior architect for IBM Informix NoSQL & SQL) and Art Kagel (Informix Database consulting and training partner) on the topic of “Why NoSQL and Why IBM Informix NOSQL.”
These days, many organizations are flooded with data coming from multiple sources, locations and devices. And in the process, in order to maintain efficiency, the adoption of NOSQL database model takes front seat, which enable the organizations to manage their unstructured data and existing structured data.
Keeping this requirement in mind, our engineers at IBM Informix have been working on improving the NOSQL capability of Informix and to a level where you combine the two technologies in a smart way. In simple words, helping our customers bring NoSQL to SQL database.
With IBM Informix you can leverage relational and non-relational type of data from a single application using familiar methodologies and APIs. IBM Informix is also optimized for embedded data management, including support for ARM processors, to support the growing trend of mobile computing, machine-to-machine applications and the “Internet of Things”.
With this background, we are happy to invite you to join our webcast titled “Combining SQL and NoSQL Data for Powerful, Big Data Enterprise Applications”.
Date/Time : Wednesday, March 05, 2014, 12:00PM ET / 9:00AM PT
IIUG 2013 was yet again a successful IIUG conference. This year’s conference had the General Manager of IBM Information Management Mr. Bob Picciano deliver an excellent key note to the Informix community, which reinforced IBM’s vision with Informix in the coming years. The other highlight was Jerry Keesee’s (IBM Informix Director) keynote which was focused on the latest version of Informix – V12.1.
The launch of Informix in March made the IIUG Conference more exciting as there were a lot of sessions focused on the new enhancements in V12.1. With over 100 sessions in 3 days 2013 IIUG Conference was one of the most successful Informix events conducted and we look forward to an even more exciting 2014 IIUG Conference.
Here is an article by Stuart Litel (President IIUG) summarizing the conference.Hope that you enjoy reading it.
I had the opportunity to interview Jerry Keesee (World Wide Director, Informix Software, IBM Data Management) where he spoke about his blog post on Informix future and IOD 2012 during the Discover Informix event, which was help in Singapore (September 2012). He then touched upon the achievements of Informix in the past 10 years and also spoke about how IBM is continually making investments to Informix. He also highlighted the importance of attending the IOD conference and why it becomes an exciting proposition for an Informix user to be a part of IOD.
Informix is coming to Germany, Austria and Switzerland from September 26 through October 2nd and you don’t want to miss this opportunity to attend to the latest Informix sessions, and also meet with IBM executives and thought leaders.
Take a look at the schedule of events :
September 26th : Berlin
September 27th : Dusseldorf
September 28th : Munich
October 1st : Zurich
October 2nd : Vienna
The list of international speakers for the Informix Infobahn roadshow 2012 include :
Jerry Keesee (Director, IBM Informix Database Development)
Frederick Ho ( IBM Chief Technologist Informix)
Steve Shoaf (IBM WW Sales Executive Informix & SolidDB)
Stuart Litel (President International Informix Users Group)
You will also get a chance to meet with the local Informix experts like Michael Koester, Dr. Andreas Weininger and Alexander Koerner.