Using IBM Informix on the Cloud

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<ul><li><p> 2016 IBM Corporation </p><p>IBM Informix on Cloud 26 Sep 2016 </p></li><li><p> 2016 IBM Corporation 2 </p><p>Agenda </p><p>Chetan Chaturvedi - ( </p><p> Market Trends </p><p> Business Requirements </p><p> How does IBM Informix on Cloud fit into existing IT investments? </p><p>Nicholas Geib - ( </p><p> Why consider IBM Informix on Cloud </p><p> What is IBM Informix on Cloud </p><p> Using IBM Informix on Cloud </p></li><li><p> 2016 IBM Corporation 3 </p><p>Cloud is the future </p><p>IBM Ranked #1 in Hybrid Cloud </p><p>&gt; 80% of enterprise IT </p><p>orgs will commit to </p><p>hybrid cloud by 2017 </p><p>(IDC) </p><p>70% of IT decision </p><p>makers say they will </p><p>always have a blend of </p><p>Traditional IT and Cloud (IBM Center for Applied </p><p>Insights Survey, 2016) </p><p>Hybrid Cloud now </p><p>makes up ~65% of </p><p>the total Cloud </p><p>Opportunity and is </p><p>growing at 33% </p><p>CAGR through </p><p>2018 </p><p>In January 2016, IBM was ranked #1 in Hybrid and positioned as a leader </p><p>Hybrid Cloud Management Solutions (Synergy Group Research and </p><p>Forrester, respectively) </p><p>The hybrid cloud </p><p>market is estimated </p><p>to grow from USD </p><p>33.28 Billion in </p><p>2016 to USD 91.74 </p><p>Billion by 2021 </p><p>(According to </p><p>Marketsandmarkets </p><p>research firm ) </p></li><li><p> 2016 IBM Corporation 4 </p><p>Cloud Agility Accelerates Innovation Outthink The Economics </p><p>Development Infrastructure </p><p>Public Cloud </p><p> Hosted Private </p><p>Cloud </p><p>Dedicated Environment </p><p> Simplified development process </p><p> Portable and collaborative </p><p> Reimagine your business </p><p> Application development for apps with mission critical </p><p>data </p><p> Business process automation, secured </p><p>More </p><p>Productivity </p><p>Greater </p><p>Flexibility </p><p>Better </p><p>Economics </p><p>Continuous </p><p>Innovation </p><p>Risk </p><p>Mitigation </p><p>Hybrid Cloud End Game for Most Enterprises </p><p> Business process applications stay intact </p><p> Managed / new applications on the cloud </p><p> Ubiquitous data management software </p></li><li><p> 2016 IBM Corporation 5 </p><p>Business Requirement </p><p>How can I reduce my ongoing </p><p>business cost? </p><p>How can I analyze the data in IoT </p><p>and in the edge? </p><p>How do I reduce time to market? </p><p>Desired outcome </p><p> Informix on Cloud is aimed for enterprise who are wanting to </p><p>innovate to save costs by choosing a cloud deployment for their </p><p>workloads but do not want to compromise on enterprise level </p><p>security and performance, and need a robust and proven </p><p>technology choice. </p><p> IT infrastructure platform cost is </p><p>the biggest recurring cost for </p><p>enterprises </p><p> On-prem RDBMs represents one </p><p>of the most expensive recurring </p><p>expenses for enterprise IT </p><p>organizations. </p><p> It is necessary to innovate and to </p><p>be able to innovate you look at </p><p>different deployment options ie </p><p>cloud </p></li><li><p> 2016 IBM Corporation 6 </p><p> IBM Informix on cloud offers the rich enterprise performance available </p><p>in the cloud (without the cost, complexity and risk of managing your </p><p>own infrastructure) </p><p> Informix on Cloud brings Infrastructure as a service economics to data </p><p>infrastructure, while preserving control, performance, security, and </p><p>availability expectations needed to run enterprise businesses </p><p>How IBM Informix on Cloud can help </p></li><li><p> 2016 IBM Corporation 8 </p><p>Nicholas Geib </p><p> </p></li><li><p> 2016 IBM Corporation 9 </p></li><li><p> 2016 IBM Corporation 10 </p><p> As a CTO, I need to be able to quickly and inexpensively add additional development and test </p><p>instances of Informix to support our product development and release goals. </p><p> As a software engineer, I need another large instance of an Informix database for stress testing our </p><p>new application. None of our current test environments are large enough to effectively test this </p><p>application. </p><p> As a manager, I want my team to try the latest version of Informix without impacting any of my </p><p>current systems and without going through a long budget approval process. </p><p> As a developer, I want to try out new features in Informix like NoSQL and the REST API, but I </p><p>currently dont have access to a version with these features. </p><p> As a DBA, I want to experiment with Informixs clustering, replication, and sharding technologies to </p><p>see how they might help my business. </p><p>Why consider IBM Informix on Cloud </p></li><li><p> 2016 IBM Corporation 11 </p><p>What is IBM Informix on Cloud </p><p>The latest Informix server </p><p> on a machine in a SoftLayer data center, </p><p> fulfilled quickly, </p><p> billed monthly, </p><p> accessible on the Internet, </p><p> dedicated to you, </p><p> entirely in your control. </p></li><li><p> 2016 IBM Corporation 12 </p></li><li><p> 2016 IBM Corporation 13 </p></li><li><p> 2016 IBM Corporation 14 </p></li><li><p> 2016 IBM Corporation 15 </p><p>Sizes </p><p> Price/month: $1,250 $2,200 $4,000 $8,000 </p></li><li><p> 2016 IBM Corporation 16 </p><p>Decisions &amp; Responsibilities </p><p> What decisions do I need to make? </p><p> the size </p><p> the DataCenter, e.g Dallas, London, Sydney </p><p> how many machines </p><p> requested delivery date </p><p> You dont get a choice about the version of Informix, OS, etc. </p><p> What is IBM responsible for? </p><p>Fulfilling the order; IBM provides you with an account on Bluemix if necessary, obtains the machine from </p><p>SoftLayer, installs and configures Informix, and makes the machine accessible to you. </p><p> What am I, IBMs customer, responsible for? </p><p>Any and all administration of the OS, network, database, etc. </p><p>Installing, configuring, and/or running applications, creating a schema, etc. </p><p>You have complete control over and flexibility to use the system to serve your business. </p></li><li><p> 2016 IBM Corporation 17 </p><p>Upon receiving the machine: access documentation on Bluemix </p></li><li><p> 2016 IBM Corporation 18 </p><p>Upon receiving the machine: Log in for the first time </p><p> When logging into the machine for the first time, you will immediately be required to change your </p><p>password. </p><p> Youre the only one that knows the password now. You have complete control over the system. </p><p>IBM does not log in. </p><p>$ ssh root@ </p><p>root@'s password: </p><p>You are required to change your password immediately (root enforced) </p><p>Changing password for root. </p><p>(current) UNIX password: </p><p>New password: </p><p>Retype new password: </p><p>[root@myinformixhost ~]# </p></li><li><p> 2016 IBM Corporation 19 </p><p>Ongoing use of the machine: administration </p><p> You have full power and responsibility to administer the machine. </p><p> Administer the machine just like you do machines in your current data center/office. This includes: </p><p> Applying patching to the OS </p><p> Backing up the machine and the Informix server </p><p> Installing and/or updating any software </p><p> Configuring the firewall </p><p> Managing OS accounts </p><p> Upgrading Informix </p><p> Transferring data to/from the system </p><p> Configuring clients to connect to Informix </p><p> Changing ONCONFIG settings, adding db/sbspaces, etc. </p></li><li><p> 2016 IBM Corporation 20 </p><p>Initial Configuration of Machine </p><p> Weve made some decisions about the initial configuration of the OS, Informix, etc. This is your </p><p>machine, so change whatever you like to fit the needs of your business. </p><p> Informix version: 12.10.FC7W2AEE </p><p>We plan to fulfill orders using the latest available Informix release. So at some point new orders will be </p><p>fulfilled using 12.10.FC8. </p><p> OS: CentOS 7 (currently 7.2.1511) </p><p> File system: </p><p> / for os </p><p> /data for dbspaces, logs, etc. </p><p> OS accounts: </p><p> root, only customer knows password </p><p> informix, initially configured without a password </p></li><li><p> 2016 IBM Corporation 21 </p><p>Initial Configuration of Machine </p><p> Product locations </p><p> $INFORMIXDIR /home/Informix/server </p><p> WL /opt/ibm/wire_listener </p><p> IWA /opt/ibm/iwa Only .tar; not configured </p><p> Firewall la iptables allows traffic: </p><p> SSH (22) </p><p> SQLI over SSL (9089) </p><p> DRDA over SSL (9091) </p><p> Mongo over SSL (27018) </p><p> REST over SSL aka HTTPS (443) </p><p> Informix and Wire Listener configured with a self-signed certificate </p><p> Informix also listens for non-SSL traffic: </p><p> SQLI (9088) </p><p> DRDA (9090) </p><p> Mongo (27017) </p><p> REST, aka HTTP (80) </p></li><li><p> 2016 IBM Corporation 22 </p><p>Configuring Remote Client Connectivity </p><p> All traffic goes over the internet </p><p> Highly recommend that all traffic be encrypted </p><p> Documentation for using SSL with SQLI, DRDA, Mongo, and REST at Bluemix </p></li><li><p> 2016 IBM Corporation 23 </p><p>All the Good Stuff We Love About Informix </p><p> SQL-processing speed machine </p><p> Low administration </p><p> Full spectrum of replication solutions </p><p> Cluster with three secondary types </p><p> Enterprise Replication </p><p> TimeSeries for efficient storage and querying </p><p> Accelerate queries with in-memory, columnar IWA </p><p> REST API </p><p> NoSQL functionality that developers love </p><p> JSON data </p><p> MongoDB client compatibility </p><p> Embeddable, even on ARM and Intel/Quark </p></li><li><p> 2016 IBM Corporation 24 </p><p>Getting help </p><p> View documentation on Bluemix coming soon! </p><p> </p><p> Use the forums </p><p> Stack Overflow tags informixoncloud and bluemix </p><p> </p><p> IBM developerWorks dW Answers tags informixoncloud and bluemix </p><p> </p><p> Open a Bluemix ticket </p><p></p></li><li><p> 2016 IBM Corporation 25 </p><p>Getting help </p><p> Have a problem with Informix (e.g. AF)? </p><p> Have a problem with physical infrastructure (e.g. disk, memory, network)? </p><p> Open a Bluemix ticket </p><p> Different than opening a PMR, if you are </p><p> familiar with that process </p><p> SLAs </p><p> </p><p></p></li><li><p> 2016 IBM Corporation 26 </p><p> As a CTO, I need to deploy our solution in a distant geography weve never done business in </p><p>before. </p><p> As a project manager, I need to have an Informix database environment that both my developers </p><p>and individual beta customers can easily access. My developers are creating a Proof of Concept </p><p>and my customer will access it. </p><p> As a DBA, I need to have an offsite copy of our Informix database for the purpose of disaster </p><p>recovery. </p><p> As an architect, I want to prototype Informix Warehouse Accelerator with my application as my </p><p>customers are asking for performance improvements on various queries in our application. With </p><p>our Workgroup Edition, I dont have access to IWA. </p><p>Why consider IBM Informix on Cloud continued </p></li><li><p> 2016 IBM Corporation 27 </p><p>Want something more? Something different? </p><p>Do you want something else from this IBM offering? </p><p>Please give us your feedback! </p><p>For example: </p><p> Can I order a multi-machine cluster? </p><p> Can IBM help me transfer data to and from the machine using e.g. Aspera? </p><p> Id like IBM to be responsible for backing up the Informix server. </p><p> I wish this would integrate with technology xyz. </p><p> Id like faster fulfillment. </p></li><li><p> 2016 IBM Corporation 28 </p><p>Learn more </p><p>Coming soon! </p><p> Documentation in the Bluemix catalog </p><p> </p><p> Videos </p><p> </p><p> Karen Qualley </p><p>General Questions? </p><p> Coming soon! Through Bluemix @ </p><p> Contact your Americas Call Centers (800-426-2255), local IBM representative, or your IBM </p><p>Business Partner. To identify your representative or partner call 800-426-7968. </p><p> Steve Shoaf </p><p>Order today </p><p></p></li><li><p> 2016 IBM Corporation 29 </p><p>Thank You </p></li></ul>