IBM Informix Dynamic Server 11.5 Express Edition on Linux (32 bit)

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IBM Informix Dynamic Server (IDS) Express Edition is a full-function IDS data server providing very attractive entry-level pricing for small and medium businesses. IDS Express Edition is known for very fast transaction speed, high reliability, scalability, ease of use, minimal administration, and very low cost of ownership.


Submitted By: Mike Culver
US East AMI ID: ami-7451b31d
Europe AMI ID: ami-53e2c927
AP Southeast AMI ID: ami-69e8973b
AMI Manifest: ec2-paid-ibm-images-ids/ibm-ids-express-11.5-v202-1.manifest.xml
Operating System: Linux/Unix
Created On: January 13, 2010 4:33 PM GMT
Last Updated: August 6, 2010 7:57 PM GMT

About the Software

IBM Informix Express Edition is a full-function Informix data server providing very attractive entry-level pricing for small and medium businesses. Informix Express Edition offers a strong foundation for building on demand solutions for high-volume online transaction processing (OLTP) and near-zero transaction response time, with high reliability, low cost of administration, and remote management of Informix servers. It is a leading choice data server for business partners integrating their solutions with Informix for small businesses, requiring minimal or no database administration. Informix Express Edition can be easily integrated or embedded into solutions across a broad range of industries such as automotive, banking, electronics, entertainment, finance, gaming, government, health, leisure, manufacturing, retail, telecommunications, distribution, and transportation.

This AMI provides Amazon EC2 users with a fully configured and table-ready solution for all their database needs. It is available on 32-bit 2.6.32 level-based Linux OS and provides an end-to-end automation to get the AMI initially set up according to user's requirements including:

  • Root password setup
  • Informix instances and passwords setup
  • Optional (recommended)
    Elastic Block Storage (EBS) setup for persistent data storage

When an Informix 11.50 Express Edition AMI instance is started for the very first time, a sequence of interactive configuration screens will help the user setup their Informix environment in a few quick steps:

  1. Pre-installed OS/software license agreements screen
  2. Amazon Web Services configuration module
  3. EBS storage configuration module
  4. Informix users configuration module

A description of each interactive step and additional information about how to re-package Informix AMI with an ISV (Independent Software Vendor) application can be found in the accompanying documentation.

Prerequisites and Resources:

Instance Type(s):

The IBM Informix Express Edition 11.50 AMI on 32-bit, 2.6.32 kernel level is available on Small and High-CPU Medium instance types.

Software Included:

  • SuSE SLES 2.6.32 kernel
  • IBM Informix 11.50 Express Edition

Resources and Documentation:

  • IBM Informix AMI FAQs
  • IBM Informix AMI Get Started Guide
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  • IBM Product Number: 5724-L23
  • The IBM License Information (IBM LI) is presented in the AMI for your acceptance in English only. If you would prefer to view the LI in another language, you can search for the product LI here using the product number and then selecting your preferred language.
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This page last updated on July 5, 2011

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