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IBM Informix V12.1 delivers enhancements for operational analytics, specialized workloads, and the private cloud, while continuing to advance core database capabilities

IBM United States Software Announcement 213-156
March 26, 2013

Table of contents
Overview Overview Technical information Technical information
Key prerequisites Key prerequisites Ordering information Ordering information
Planned availability date Planned availability date Terms and conditions Terms and conditions
Description Description Prices Prices
Program number Program number Order now Order now
Publications Publications


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IBM® Informix® V12.10:

For ordering, contact Your IBM representative or an IBM Business Partner.
For more information contact the Americas Call Centers at
800-IBM-CALL (426-2255).
 
Reference: YE001


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Overview
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IBM Informix V12.10 provides a powerful, reliable, and low-cost data platform for mission-critical business environments. Informix V12.10 builds on the proven capability of Informix with improvements in all areas, including support for online transaction processing (OLTP) and analytic workloads, IBM Informix TimeSeries and spatial data, and enhancements to Flexible Grid. Informix continues to provide the highest possible levels of performance and reliability in a cost-effective and simple to administer platform that is ideal if you need continuous availability of critical data resources.



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Key prerequisites
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For details, refer to the Hardware requirements and Software requirements section.



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Planned availability date
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March 26, 2013



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Description
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IBM Informix V12.10 delivers new functions, increases integration between functions particularly IBM Informix Warehouse Accelerator and IBM Informix TimeSeries, and retains expected levels of reliability. It delivers new levels of performance for both online transaction processing (OLTP) and analytic workloads. The Informix high availability features have significant enhancements. Taken as a whole, V12.10 helps you more efficiently meet business requirements and helps partners grow with minimal complexity as well as helps lower computing costs.

Some Informix editions renamed

In order to align with other IBM data management products, several editions are renamed:

Informix V11.70               Informix V12.10

Informix Developer            Informix Developer
Informix Innovator-C          Informix Innovator-C
Informix Express®              Informix Express
 
Informix Growth               Informix Workgroup
Informix Growth Warehouse     Informix Advanced Workgroup
Informix Ultimate             Informix Enterprise
Informix Ultimate Hypervisor  Informix Enterprise Hypervisor
Informix Ultimate Warehouse   Informix Advanced Enterprise

Informix V12.10 extends the power of Informix Warehouse Accelerator to IBM Informix TimeSeries data

Informix Warehouse Accelerator, a key component of the advanced editions, now can better handle data stored using Informix TimeSeries. You get lightning fast analytic capability on large sets of Informix TimeSeries data, using the powerful in-memory, columnar, and tokenized data techniques that lie at the heart of Informix Warehouse Accelerator.

Speeds up Business Intelligence queries and may result in as much as 100X improvement in query performance

New Informix TimeSeries enhancements enable the ultimate processing of sensor-based and other time-stamped data

Enhancements to IBM Informix Spatial Data support enables easy and cost-effective spatial applications

Enhanced performance for OLTP and analytical workloads

Enhanced warehouse infrastructure optimizes performance and lowers costs

Enhanced availability features

New mobility technology delivers superior support for smart devices

Simplified administration with the enhanced Open Administration Tool GUI

Simplify moving applications to Informix from other database software

Enhancements to simplify the embedded use of Informix

New Primary Storage Manager

Simplified packaging of development tools

Added value components for Informix Advanced Workgroup edition

Added value components for Informix Advanced Enterprise edition.

Accessibility by people with disabilities

Informix is capable as of March 26, 2013, when used in accordance with IBM's associated documentation, of satisfying the applicable requirements of Section 508 of the Rehabilitation Act, provided that any assistive technology used with the product properly interoperates with it. A US Section 508 Voluntary Product Accessibility Template (VPAT), containing details on the products accessibility compliance, can be requested on the following website

http://www.ibm.com/able/product_accessibility/index.html

Section 508 of the US Rehabilitation Act

IBM Informix V12.1 is capable as of March 26, 2013, when used in accordance with IBM's associated documentation, of satisfying the applicable requirements of Section 508 of the Rehabilitation Act, provided that any assistive technology used with the product properly interoperates with it. A US Section 508 Voluntary Product Accessibility Template (VPAT) can be requested on the following website

http://www-03.ibm.com/able/product_accessibility/index.html


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Program                Program
number        VRM      name
 
5725-D14      12.10.0  Informix Advanced Enterprise Edition
5725-A39      12.10.0  Informix Enterprise Edition
5725-A40      12.10.0  Informix Workgroup Edition
5725-F59      12.10.0  Informix Advanced Workgroup Edition
5724-Z04                Informix Express Edition
5725-A38      12.10.0  Informix Innovator-C Edition
5724-L23      12.10.0  Informix Developer Edition
5724-C23      12.10.0  Informix Client Software Development
                        Kit Developer Edition
5724-C24       4.10.0  Informix Connect Runtime
5725-H00      11.70.0  Informix Hypervisor Edition for AIX
5725-H01      11.70.0  Informix Hypervisor Edition for Red Hat


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Be sure to take advantage of our custom training plans to map your path to acquiring skills. Enjoy further savings when you purchase training at a discount with an IBM Education Pack - online account - flexible and convenient way to pay, track, and manage your education expenses online.

 
                                  Instructor-led   Self-paced
Course name      Classroom        online           virtual classroom

Informix System  IX81             3X81             2X81
 Administration
Informix         IX22             3X22             2X22
 Database
 Administration:
 Managing and
 Optimizing Data
Informix         IX13             3X13             2X13
 Structured
 Query Language
Informix New     IX30             3X30             2X30
 Features

Descriptions of courses for IT professionals and managers are available at

http://www.ibm.com/services/learning/ites.wss/tp/en?pageType=tp_search

IBM training provides education to support many IBM offerings. Descriptions of courses for IT professionals and managers are on the IBM training website

http://www.ibm.com/training

IBM Professional Certification

Information Management Professional Certification is a business solution for skilled IT professionals to demonstrate their expertise to the world. Certification validates skills and demonstrates proficiency with the most recent IBM technology and solutions.

Exam                   Exam name              Title
number                 certification
 
918                    System Administration  IBM Certified System
                       for IBM Informix       Administrator -
                       Dynamic Server V11     Informix Dynamic
                                              Server V11

For additional information about this exam, refer to

http://www-03.ibm.com/certify/tests/ovr918.shtml

Call IBM training at 800-IBM-TEACH (426-8322) for catalogs, schedules, and enrollments.



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Offering Information
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Product information is available via the Offering Information website

http://www.ibm.com/common/ssi

Also, visit the Passport Advantage® website

http://www.ibm.com/software/passportadvantage


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Publications
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No hardcopy publications are shipped with these programs.

The following publications can be ordered after planned availability. To order, use the Publications Center.

IBM form number        Title

SG24-7847-00           Migrating from Microsoft™ SQL
                        Server to IBM Informix
SG24-7884-00           Informix Developer's Handbook
SG24-7730-00           Migrating from Oracle to
                        IBM Informix on Linux™, UNIX™,
                        and Windows
SG24-7666-01           Embedding Informix: An  Introduction
SG24-7788-00           Data Warehousing with Informix
SG24-8021-00           Solving Business Problems with Informix
                        TimeSeries

The IBM Publications Center

http://www.ibm.com/shop/publications/order

The Publications Center is a worldwide central repository for IBM product publications and marketing material with a catalog of 70,000 items. Extensive search facilities are provided. Payment options for orders are via credit card (in the US) or customer number for 20 countries. A large number of publications are available online in various file formats, and they can all be downloaded by all countries, free of charge.



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Specified operating environment

Hardware requirements
Software requirements
Operating systems                     N-1         N          N+1

AIX Power                              6.1         7.1
Solaris Sparc                         10          11
Linux (RHEL) (x86-32,                  5           6
  x86-64, POWER®, System z)
Linux (SLES) (x86-32,                 10          11
  x86-64, POWER, System z)
Windows Server x86,-32,
x86-64 Server 2008, 2008 R2           Server
 
HP-UX IA64                            11iv2       11iv3      11iv4
                                      (aka 11.23) (aka 11.31)
Solaris x86-64                        10          11
Red Hat Desktop (x86-32)               5           6         RHEL 7
SUSE Desktop (x86-32)                 10          11         12
HP-UX PA-RISC                         11iv2       11iv3      NA
                                      (aka 11.23) (aka 11.31)
Mac OS X x86-64                       10.7        10.8
Windows Desktop (x86-32, x86-64)      Windows™ 7  Windows 8
Windows Desktop w/FDCC (x86-32)       XP, Vista   Windows 7
Server virtualization                 N-1         N

PR/SM (System Z)                      NA          NA
z/VM (System Z)                       V6.2        V6.3
PowerVM Hpervisor (POWER)             POWER6®     POWER7
VMware ESX Server
(x86-64, x86-32)                      4           4.1
VMware ESXi Server
(x86-64, x86-32)                      5.0         5.1
Red Hat KVM                           5.6         6.0
SLES KVM                              NA          11

The program's specifications and specified operating environment information may be found in documentation accompanying the program, if available, such as a readme file, or other information published by IBM , such as an announcement letter. Documentation and other program content may be supplied only in the English language.

Planning information

Packaging

This program, when downloaded from a website, contains the applicable IBM license agreement and License Information, if appropriate, and will be presented for acceptance at the time of installation of the program. For future reference, the license and License Information will be stored in a directory such as LICENSE.TXT.

Security, auditability, and control

Informix uses the security and auditability features of the host hardware or software. The customer is responsible for evaluation, selection, and implementation of security features, administrative procedures, and appropriate controls in application systems and communication facilities.



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Software Services
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IBM Software Services has the breadth, depth, and reach to manage your services needs. You can leverage the deep technical skills of our lab-based, software services team and the business consulting, project management, and infrastructure expertise of our IBM Global Services team. Also, we extend our IBM Software Services reach through IBM Business Partners to provide an extensive portfolio of capabilities. Together, we provide the global reach, intellectual capital, industry insight, and technology leadership to support a wide range of critical business needs.

To learn more about IBM Software Services or to contact a Software Services sales specialist, visit

http://www.ibm.com/software/sw-services/


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Charge metric
 
                              Part number or
Program name                  PID number           Charge metric
 
IBM Informix Advanced         5725-D14             PVU
Enterprise Edition V12.10
 
IBM Informix Storage          5725-A39             PVU
Optimization Feature
for Enterprise Edition V12.10
 
IBM Informix Workgroup        5725-A40             PVU
Edition V12.10
 
IBM Informix Advanced         5725-F59             PVU
Workgroup Edition V12.10
 
IBM Informix Express          5724-Z04             PVU
Edition V12.10
 
IBM Informix Developer        5724-L23             PVU
Edition V12.10
 
IBM Informix JDBC             5724-I35             PVU
/Embedded SQL V4.10
 
IBM Informix Connect          5724-C24             PVU
Runtime V4.10
 
IBM Informix Hypervisor       5725-H00             PVU
Edition for AIX
 
IBM Informix Hypervisor       5825-H01             PVU
Edition for Red Hat

Authorized User

Authorized User is a unit of measure by which the program can be licensed. An Authorized User is a unique person who is given access to the program. The program may be installed on any number of computers or servers and each Authorized User may have simultaneous access to any number of instances of the program at one time. Licensee must obtain separate, dedicated entitlements for each Authorized User given access to the program in any manner directly or indirectly (for example, via a multiplexing program, device, or application server) through any means. An entitlement for an Authorized User is unique to that Authorized User and may not be shared, nor may it be reassigned other than for the permanent transfer of the Authorized User entitlement to another person.

Note: Some programs may be licensed where devices are considered users. In that case, the following applies. Any computing device that requests the execution of or receives for execution a set of commands, procedures, or applications from the program or that is otherwise managed by the program is considered a separate user of the program and requires an entitlement as if that device were a person.

Install

Install is a unit of measure by which the program can be licensed. An install is an installed copy of the program on a physical or virtual disk made available to be executed on a computer. Licensee must obtain an entitlement for each install of the program.

Processor Value Unit (PVU)

PVU is a unit of measure by which the program can be licensed. The number of PVU entitlements required is based on the processor technology (defined within the PVU table by processor value, brand, type, and model number at the website below) and the number of processors made available to the program. IBM continues to define a processor, for the purpose of PVU-based licensing, to be each processor core on a chip. A dual-core processor chip, for example, has two processor cores. The PVU table can be found at

http://www.ibm.com/software/lotus/passportadvantage/pvu_licensing_for_customers.html

Licensee can deploy the program using either full capacity licensing or virtualization capacity (sub-capacity) licensing according to the Passport Advantage Sub-Capacity Licensing Terms (refer to the web page below). If using full capacity licensing, licensee must obtain PVU entitlements sufficient to cover all activated processor cores* in the physical hardware environment made available to or managed by the program, except for those servers from which the program has been permanently removed. If using virtualization capacity licensing, licensee must obtain entitlements sufficient to cover all activated processor cores made available to or managed by the program, as defined according to the Virtualization Capacity License Counting Rules at

http://www.ibm.com/software/lotus/passportadvantage/Counting_Software_licenses_using_sp ecific_virtualization_technologies.html

* An activated processor core is a processor core that is available for use in a physical or virtual server, regardless of whether the capacity of the processor core can be or is limited through virtualization technologies, operating system commands, BIOS settings, or similar restrictions.

Notes :

Passport Advantage customer: Media pack entitlement details

Customers with active maintenance or subscription for the products listed are entitled to receive the corresponding media pack.

 
Entitled maintenance offerings
Part number   Description

5725-A39

D091WLL INFMX STRG OPTIM FEAT ENTR ED AUSI LIC + SW S&S 12 MO
D0928LL INFMX STRG OPTIM FEAT ENTR ED CS LIC + SW S&S 12 MO
D092JLL INFMX STORAGE OPTIMIZATION FEATURE FOR ENTR ED PVU LIC +
         SW S&S 12 MO
D0GFXLL IFMX STRG OPTM FEAT ENTRPR  ED FUSSSI LIC + SW S&S 12 MO
E06VXLL INFMX STRG OPTIM FEAT ENTR ED AUSI ANNUAL SW S&S RNWL
E06VYLL INFMX STRG OPTIM FEAT ENTR ED CS ANNUAL SW S&S RNWL
E06W0LL INFMX STORAGE OPTIMIZATION FEATURE FOR ENTR ED PVU ANNUAL
         SW S&S RNWL
E0ALJLL IFMX STRG OPTM FEAT ENTRPR  ED FUSSSI ANNUAL SW S&S RNWL
D0924LL INFMX STRG OPTIM FEAT ENTR ED AUSI SW S&S REINSTATE 12 MO
D0929LL INFMX STRG OPTIM FEAT ENTR ED CS SW S&S REINSTATE 12 MO
D092KLL INFMX STORAGE OPTIMIZATION FEATURE FOR ENTR ED PVU SW S&S
         REINSTATE 12 MO
D0GFYLL IFMX STRG OPTM FEAT ENTRPR  ED FUSSSI SW S&S REINSTATE 12 MO
D0953LL INFMX STORAGE OPTIMIZATION FEATURE FOR ENTR ED PROC DAY
         OOCOD TEMP USE CHRG
D0D1NLL INFORMIX ENTERPRISE ED CPU OPTION PVU SYS Z LIC + SW S&S 12 MO
D0D1QLL INFORMIX ENTERPRISE ED CPU OPTION PVU LIC + SW S&S 12 MO
D0D1SLL INFORMIX ENT ED USER OPT CONCURRENT SESSION SYS Z LIC +
         SW S&S 12 MO
D0D1ULL INFORMIX ENTERPRISE ED USER OPT CONCURRENT SESSION LIC +
         SW S&S 12 MO
D0D20LL INFORMIX ENT ED USER OPT AU SINGLE INSTALL LIC + SW S&S 12 MO
D0D22LL INFORMIX ENT ED USER OPT AU SINGLE INSTALL SYS Z LIC + SW
         S&S 12 MO
D0GFVLL INFORMIX ENTERPRISE ED USER OPT FUSSSI LIC + SW S&S 12 MO
D0GFZLL INFORMIX ENTERPRISE ED USER OPT FUSSSI FOR SYSTEM Z LIC +
         SW S&S 12 MO
E08SKLL INFORMIX ENTERPRISE ED CPU OPTION PVU SYS Z ANNUAL SW S&S RNWL
E08SLLL INFORMIX ENTERPRISE ED CPU OPTION PVU ANNUAL SW S&S RNWL
E08SMLL INFORMIX ENT ED USER OPT CONCURRENT SESSION SYS Z ANNUAL
         SW S&S RNWL
E08SNLL INFORMIX ENTERPRISE ED USER OPT CONCURRENT SESSION ANNUAL
         SW S&S RNWL
E08SRLL INFORMIX ENT ED USER OPT AU SINGLE INSTALL ANNUAL SW S&S RNWL
E08SSLL INFORMIX ENT ED USER OPT AU SINGLE INSTALL SYS Z ANNUAL
         SW S&S RNWL
E0ALILL INFORMIX ENTERPRISE ED USER OPT FUSSSI ANNUAL SW S&S RNWL
E0ALKLL INFORMIX ENTERPRISE ED USER OPT FUSSSI FOR SYSTEM Z ANNUAL
         SW S&S RNWL
D0D1PLL INFORMIX ENTERPRISE ED CPU OPTION PVU SYS Z SW S&S REINSTATE
         12 MO
D0D1RLL INFORMIX ENTERPRISE ED CPU OPTION PVU SW S&S REINSTATE 12 MO
D0D1TLL INFORMIX ENT ED USER OPT CONCURRENT SESSION SYS Z SW S&S
         REINSTATE 12 MO
D0D1VLL INFORMIX ENTERPRISE ED USER OPT CONCURRENT SESSION SW S&S
         REINSTATE 12 MO
D0D21LL INFORMIX ENT ED USER OPT AU SINGLE INSTALL SW S&S REINSTATE
         12 MO
D0D23LL INFORMIX ENT ED USER OPT AU SINGLE INSTALL SYS Z SW S&S
         REINSTATE 12 MO
D0GFWLL INFORMIX ENTERPRISE ED USER OPT FUSSSI SW S&S REINSTATE 12 MO
D0GG0LL INFORMIX ENTERPRISE ED USER OPT FUSSSI FOR SYSTEM Z SW S&S
         REINSTATE 12 MO
D0D5LLL IFMX ENTR ED CPU OPT PVU F WKG ED PVU TRDUP LIC + SW S&S 12 MO
D0D5MLL IFMX ENTR ED CPU OPT PVU F IDS 7 ENTPR ED PVU TRDUP LIC +
         SW S&S 12 MO
D0D5NLL IFMX ENTR ED CPU OPT PVU F QUALIFD COMPETITOR PROC TRDUP
         LIC + SW S&S 12 MO
D0D5PLL IFMX ENTR CPU OPT PVUSZ F IDS 7 ENTPR ED ZS PVU TRDUP LIC + SW
         S&S 12 MO
D0D5QLL IFMX ENTR CPU OPT PVUSZ F QUALIFD COMPETITOR PROC TRDUP
         LIC + SW S&S 12 MO
D0D5RLL INFMX ENTRUSR OPT CS SYS F IDS 7 ENTPR ED ZS CS TRDUP
         LIC + SW S&S 12 MO
D0D5SLL INFMX ENTR ED UR OPT F WRKGP ED CS TRDUP LIC + SW S&S 12 MO
D0D5TLL INFMX ENTR ED UR OPT F IDS 7 ENTPR ED CS TRDUP LIC + SW
         S&S 12 MO
D0D5ULL INFMIX ENTR ED USER OPT AUSI F WRKGP ED AUSI TRDUP LIC +
         SW S&S 12 MO
D0GLBLL IFMIX ENTER ED USR OPT F IDS 7 EE FUSSSI TRDUP LIC + SW
         S&S 12 MO
D0GLDLL IFMIX ENTER ED USR OPT F WKG ED FUSSSI TRDUP LIC + SW
         S&S 12 MO
D0GLJLL IFMIX ENTER ED USR OPT F IDS 7 EE FUSSSI SZ TRDUP LIC +
         SW S&S 12 MO
D0D28LL INFORMIX ENTERPRISE EDITION CPU OPTION PROC DAY OOCOD
         TEMP USE CHRG

5725-A40

D0D5ZLL IFMX WRKED CPU OPT PVU F QUALIFIED COMPETITOR PROC TRDUP
         LIC + SW S&S 12 MO
D0D1WLL INFORMIX WRKGP ED CPU OPTION LIMITED USE SOCKET LIC +
         SW S&S 12 MO
D0D1YLL INFORMIX WRKGP ED CPU OPTION PROCESSOR VALUE UNIT LIC +
         SW S&S 12 MO
D0D24LL INFORMIX WRKGP ED USER OPTION AU SINGLE INSTALL LIC +
         SW S&S 12 MO
D0D26LL INFORMIX WRKGP ED USER OPTION CONCURRENT SESSION LIC +
         SW S&S 12 MO
D0GFALL INFORMIX WRKGP ED USER OPTION FUSSSI LIC + SW S&S 12 MO
E08SPLL INFORMIX WRKGP ED CPU OPTION LIMITED USE SOCKET
         ANNUAL SW S&S RNWL
E08SQLL INFORMIX WRKGP ED CPU OPTION PROCESSOR VALUE UNIT ANNUAL
         SW S&S RNWL
E08STLL INFORMIX WRKGP ED USER OPTION AU SINGLE INSTALL ANNUAL SW
         S&S RNWL
E08SULL INFORMIX WRKGP ED USER OPTION CONCURRENT SESSION ANNUAL
         SW S&S RNWL
E0ALALL INFORMIX WRKGP ED USER OPTION FUSSSI ANNUAL SW S&S RNWL
D0D1XLL INFORMIX WRKGP ED CPU OPTION LIMITED USE SOCKET SW S&S
         REINSTATE 12 MO
D0D1ZLL INFORMIX WRKGP ED CPU OPTION PROCESSOR VALUE UNIT SW S&S
         REINSTATE 12 MO
D0D25LL INFORMIX WRKGP ED USER OPTION AU SINGLE INSTALL SW S&S
         REINSTATE 12 MO
D0D27LL INFORMIX WRKGP ED USER OPTION CONCURRENT SESSION SW S&S
         REINSTATE 12 MO
D0GFBLL INFORMIX WRKGP ED USER OPTION FUSSSI SW S&S REINSTATE 12 MO
D0D5VLL IFMX WRKED CPU OPT PVU FR IDS 7 WKGP ED PVU TRDUP LIC +
         SW S&S 12 MO
D0D5WLL IFMX WRKED CPU OPT PVU FR IFMX SE RT OR DEV CS TRDUP LIC
         + SW S&S 12 MO
D0D5XLL IFMX WRKED CPU OPT PVU FR ONLINE EXT ED CS TRDUP LIC + SW
         S&S 12 MO
D0D5YLL IFMX WRKED CPU OPT PVU FR EXPRESS ED PVU TRDUP
          LIC + SW S&S 12 MO
D0D60LL IFMX WKG ED CPU OP LUS F WKG ED 100 PVU TO 1 LUS TRDUP
         LIC + SW S&S 12 MO
D0D61LL IFMX WKG ED UR OPT CS F IDS 7 WORKGROUP ED CS TRDUP LIC +
         SW S&S 12 MO
D0D62LL IFMX WKG ED UR OPT CS F IFMX SE RT OR DEV CS TRDUP LIC +
         SW S&S 12 MO
D0D63LL IFMX WKG ED UR OPT CS F IFMX ONLINE EXTENDED ED CS TRDUP
         LIC + SW S&S 12 MO
D0D64LL INFMX WKG US OPT F EXPRESS ED AUTH USR SINGLE INST TRDUP
         LIC + SW S&S 12 MO
D0DJBLL INFMX WKG US OPT F CHOICE ED AUTH USR SINGLE INSTL TRDUP
         LIC + SW S&S 12 MO
D0DJCLL IFMX WKG ED CPU OPT LUS F CHOICE ED LU SOCKET TRDUP LIC +
         SW S&S 12 MO
D0GLELL IFMIX WKG ED USR OPT F IDS 7 WE FUSSSI TRDUP LIC +
         SW S&S 12 MO
D0GLFLL IFMIX WKG ED USR OPT F ONLINE EE FUSSSI TRDUP LIC +
         SW S&S 12 MO
D0GLHLL IFMIX WKG ED USR OPT F SE RT DEV FUSSSI TRDUP LIC +
         SW S&S 12 MO
D0D29LL INFORMIX WRKGP EDITION CPU OPTION PROC DAY OOCOD TEMP
         USE CHRG

5725-D14

 
D0IJGLL IBM INFORMIX ADVANCED ENTERPRISE EDITION PER PVU LIC + SW
         S&S 12 MO
E0BQ7LL IBM INFORMIX ADVANCED ENTERPRISE EDITION PER PVU ANNUAL
         SW S&S RNWL
D0IJHLL IBM INFORMIX ADVANCED ENTERPRISE EDITION PER PVU SW S&S
         REINSTATE 12 MO
D0IJILL TRADEUP FROM INFORMIX ENTERPRISE EDITION CPU TRDUP LIC +
         SW S&S 12 MO
D0IJJLL TRADEUP FROM INFORMIX EXTENDED PARALLEL SERVER CPU TRDUP
         LIC + SW S&S 12 MO
D0IJKLL TRADEUP FROM ADVANCED WRKGP ED EDITION TRDUP LIC + SW
         S&S 12 MO
D0IJLLL TRADEUP FROM ENT + STORAGE OPTIMIZATION CPU TRDUP LIC +
         SW S&S 12 MO
D0IK6LL INFORMIX ADVANCED ENTERPRISE EDITION PROC DAY OOCOD TEMP
         USE CHRG

5725-F59

D0N1ILL INFORMIX ADVANCED WRKGP ED EDITION PER PVU LIC + SW S&S 12 MO
E0D70LL INFORMIX ADVANCED WRKGP ED EDITION PER PVU ANNUAL SW S&S RNWL
D0N1JLL INFORMIX ADVANCED WRKGP ED EDITION PER PVU SW S&S
         REINSTATE 12 MO

5725-H00

D0QBPLL IBM INFORMIX ADV HYPERVISOR EDITION FOR AIX® PVU LIC + SW
         S&S 12 MO
E0E0QLL IBM INFORMIX ADV HYPERVISOR EDITION FOR AIX PVU ANNUAL SW
         S&S RNWL
D0QBQLL IBM INFORMIX ADV HYPERVISOR EDITION FOR AIX PVU SW S&S
         REINSTATE 12 MO
D0QBRLL HYPER ED F AIX CPU OPT PVU FR ULTMT ED CPU OPT PVU TRDUP
         LIC + SW S&S 12 MO

5725-H01

D0QBSLL INFMX ADV HYPER ED F RED HAT ENTERPRISE LINUX SVR PVU LIC
         + SW S&S 12 MO
E0E0RLL INFMX ADV HYPER ED F RED HAT ENTERPRISE LINUX SVR PVU
         ANNUAL SW S&S RNWL
D0QBTLL INFMX ADV HYPER ED F RED HAT ENTERPRISE LINUX SVR PVU SW
         S&S REINSTATE 12 MO
D0QBULL HPVS ED RH ENTLNXSVR CPUOPT FR ULTMT ED CPUOPT PVU TRDUP
         LIC + SW S&S 12 MO
Media packs
description                                               Part number

IBM Informix JDBC Driver/Embedded SQL
IBM Informix JDBC Driver/Embedded SQL 4.10 Multiplatform  BB1E0EN
English Media Pack
 
IBM Informix Client SDK 4.10
IBM Informix Client SDK 4.10 Multiplatform English        BB1E1EN
     English Media Pack
 
Informix Advanced Enterprise Edition 12.10
Informix Advanced Enterprise Edition 12.10 Multiplatform  BB1E2EN
     English Media Pack
 
IBM Informix Enterprise Edition 12.10
IBM Informix Enterprise Edition 12.10 Multiplatform       BB1E3EN
     English Media Pack
 
Informix Advanced Workgroup Edition 12.10
Informix Advanced Workgroup Edition 12.10 Multiplatform   BB1E4EN
     English Media Pack
 
IBM Informix Workgroup Edition 12.10
IBM Informix Workgroup Edition 12.10 Multiplatform        BB1E5EN
     English Media Pack
 
IBM Informix Express Edition 12.10
IBM Informix Express Edition 12.10 Multiplatform          BB1E6ML
     Multilingual Media Pack

Hypervisor

INFORMIX ADVANCED WORKGROUP EDITION 12.10                 BB1E4EN
     MULTIPLATFORM ENGLISH MEDIA PACK
 
IBM INFORMIX ADV HYPERVISOR EDITION 11.70 FOR RHEL        BB1CAEN
     SERVER ENGLISH MEDIA PACK
IBM INFORMIX ADV HYPERVISOR EDITION 11.70 FOR RHEL        BB1DGEN
     SERVER ENGLISH MEDIA PACK


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The information provided in this announcement letter is for reference and convenience purposes only. The terms and conditions that govern any transaction with IBM are contained in the applicable contract documents such as the IBM International Program License Agreement, IBM International Passport Advantage Agreement, and the IBM Agreement for Acquisition of Software Maintenance.

Licensing

IBM International Program License Agreement including the License Information document and Proof of Entitlement (PoE) govern your use of the program. PoEs are required for all authorized use. Part number products only, offered outside of Passport Advantage , where applicable, are license only and do not include Software Maintenance.

These programs are licensed under the IBM Program License Agreement (IPLA) and the associated Agreement for Acquisition of Software Maintenance, which provide for support with ongoing access to releases and versions of the program. IBM includes one year of Software Subscription and Support (also referred to as Software Maintenance) with the initial license acquisition of each program acquired. The initial period of Software Subscription and Support (also referred to as Software Maintenance) can be extended by the purchase of a renewal option, if available. These programs have a one-time license charge for use of the program and an annual renewable charge for the enhanced support that includes telephone assistance (voice support for defects during normal business hours), as well as access to updates, releases, and versions of the program as long as support is in effect.

License Information form number
L-DDAY-93LB99 Informix Advanced Enterprise Edition
L-DDAY-93KKJH Informix Enterprise Edition
L-DDAY-93L3Q6 Informix Workgroup Edition
L-DDAY-93QSFF Informix Advanced Enterprise Edition for
               Time-Limited Evaluation
L-DDAY-93QS67 Informix Enterprise Edition for Time-Limited Evaluation
L-DDAY-93LBHY Informix Advanced Workgroup Edition
L-DDAY-93L63P Informix Express Edition
L-DDAY-93LAJS Informix Innovator-C Edition
L-DDAY-93LAVZ Informix Developer Edition
L-DDAY-93QCTN Informix Client Software Development Kit qq
               Developer Edition
L-DDAY-93MKCH Informix Client Software Development Kit
L-DDAY-95BM4Y Informix JDBC Driver / Embedded SQL Developer Edition
L-DDAY-93UKG5 Informix Connect Runtime

The program's License Information will be available for review on the IBM Software License Agreement website

http://www.ibm.com/software/sla/sladb.nsf
Limited warranty applies

Yes

Money-back guarantee

If for any reason you are dissatisfied with the program and you are the original licensee, you may obtain a refund of the amount you paid for it, if within 30 days of your invoice date you return the program and its PoE to the party from whom you obtained it. If you downloaded the program, you may contact the party from whom you acquired it for instructions on how to obtain the refund.

For clarification, note that (1) for programs acquired under the IBM International Passport Advantage offering, this term applies only to your first acquisition of the program and (2) for programs acquired under any of IBM's On/Off Capacity on Demand (On/Off CoD) software offerings, this term does not apply since these offerings apply to programs already acquired and in use by you.

Other terms
Volume orders (IVO)

Yes. Contact your IBM representative.

IBM International Passport Advantage Agreement
Passport Advantage applies

Yes, and through the Passport Advantage website at

http://www.ibm.com/software/passportadvantage
Usage restriction

Yes. The following describes licensee's license entitlement requirements for secondary or standby servers used for high availability and failover configurations in support of primary servers on which Informix Workgroup Edition V12.10 or Informix Enterprise Edition V12.10 is installed. The following entitlement requirements are cumulative and are in addition to the entitlements required for the primary servers.

1.1 Hot Standby

Hot Standby means that Informix Workgroup Edition V12.10 or Informix Enterprise Edition V12.10 is operational on the secondary and standby servers to service user transactions or queries. All Hot Standby servers must be fully licensed under the same charge metric as the primary servers.

1.2 Idle/Warm Standby

Idle/Warm Standby means that Informix Workgroup Edition V12.10 or Informix Enterprise Edition V12.10 is installed but is not operational to service user transactions or query workloads, and is used exclusively for administrative actions that assist in failover scenarios, such as having a database in roll-forward pending state to support log shipping; or making a copy of a database and performing a database backup of this copy on another server; or keeping a standby database synchronized using High Availability Data Replication (HDR). There are no additional charges for the Informix Workgroup Edition V12.10 or Informix Enterprise Edition V12.10 placed on Idle/Warm Standby configurations. Informix Express Edition V12.10 must be fully licensed under the same charge metric as the primary server when placed on Idle/Warm Standby configurations.

1.3 Cold Standby

Cold Standby means that the program is installed but the Informix data server is not running. A server is considered a Cold Standby server if licensee must run the command oninit to instantiate the Informix data server. No additional license entitlements are required for Cold Standby servers.

The following programs licensed on the Concurrent Session charge metric are no longer required to be on the same charge metric as the underlying Informix database:

IBM Informix 4GL Compiler Runtime V7.50
IBM Informix 4GL Rapid Development System Runtime V7.50
IBM Informix SQL RDS Runtime V7.50
Software Subscription and Support applies

Yes. Software Subscription and Support (also referred to as Software Maintenance) is included with licenses purchased through Passport Advantage and Passport Advantage Express . Product upgrades and Technical Support are provided by the Software Subscription and Support offering as described in the Agreements. Product upgrades provide the latest versions and releases to entitled software and Technical Support provides voice and electronic access to IBM support organizations, worldwide.

IBM includes one year of Software Subscription and Support with each program license acquired. The initial period of Software Subscription and Support can be extended by the purchase of a renewal option, if available.

While your Software Subscription and Support is in effect, IBM provides you assistance for your routine, short duration installation and usage (how-to) questions, and code-related questions. IBM provides assistance via telephone and, if available, electronic access, only to your information systems (IS) technical support personnel during the normal business hours (published prime shift hours) of your IBM support center. (This assistance is not available to your end users.) IBM provides Severity 1 assistance 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. For additional details, consult your IBM Software Support Handbook at

http://www.ibm.com/support/handbook

Software Subscription and Support does not include assistance for the design and development of applications, your use of programs in other than their specified operating environment, or failures caused by products for which IBM is not responsible under the applicable agreements.

For additional information about the International Passport Advantage Agreement and the IBM International Passport Advantage Express Agreement, visit the Passport Advantage website at

http://www.ibm.com/software/passportadvantage
System i Software Maintenance applies

No

Variable charges apply

Yes

Educational allowance available

Not applicable.



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Business Partner information

If you are an IBM Business Partner -- Distributor for Workstation Software acquiring products from IBM , you may link to Passport Advantage Online for resellers where you can obtain Business Partner pricing information. An IBM ID and password are required.

https://www.ibm.com/software/howtobuy/passportadvantage/paoreseller

For current prices, visit

http://www.ibm.com/software/howtobuy/passportadvantage/

Passport Advantage

For Passport Advantage information and charges, contact your IBM representative or authorized IBM Business Partner for Software Value Plus. Additional information is also available at

http://www.ibm.com/software/passportadvantage

Variable charges: The applicable processor-based one-time charge will be based on the group of the designated machine on which the program is licensed for use. If the program is designated to a processor in a group for which no charge is listed, the charge of the next higher group listed applies. For movement to a machine in a higher group, an upgrade charge equal to the difference in the then-current charges between the two groups will apply. For movement to a machine in a lower group, there will be no adjustment or refund of charges paid.



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To order, contact your local IBM representative or your IBM Business Partner.

To identify your local IBM Business Partner or IBM representative, call 800-IBM-4YOU (426-4968). For more information, contact the Americas Call Centers.

 
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The Americas Call Centers, IBM's national direct marketing organization, can add your name to the mailing list for catalogs of IBM products.

Note: Shipments will begin after the planned availability date.

IBM Software Value Plus

These products are available under IBM Software Value Plus, either directly from IBM or through authorized Business Partners who invest in skills and high-value solutions. IBM customers may benefit from the industry-specific or horizontal solutions, skills, and expertise provided by these Business Partners.

Additions to Software Value Plus will be communicated through standard product announcements. For a current list of IBM software available under Software Value Plus, visit

http://www.ibm.com/partnerworld/page/svp_authorized_portfolio_criteria

For questions regarding Software Value Plus, visit

http://www.ibm.com/partnerworld/page/svp_authorized_portfolio_contacts
Trademarks

IBM, Informix, Express, Cognos, SPSS, Passport Advantage, Power, System p, System i, OpenPower, BladeCenter, System z, POWER, POWER6, AIX and ibm.com are registered trademarks of IBM Corporation in the United States, other countries, or both.

Microsoft and Windows are trademarks of Microsoft Corporation in the United States, other countries, or both.

Linux is a registered trademark of Linus Torvalds in the United States, other countries, or both.

UNIX is a registered trademark of The Open Group in the United States and other countries.

Intel and Itanium are trademarks of Intel Corporation or its subsidiaries in the United States and other countries.

Other company, product, and service names may be trademarks or service marks of others.

Terms of use

IBM products and services which are announced and available in your country can be ordered under the applicable standard agreements, terms, conditions, and prices in effect at the time. IBM reserves the right to modify or withdraw this announcement at any time without notice. This announcement is provided for your information only. Additional terms of use are located at

http://www.ibm.com/legal/us/en/

For the most current information regarding IBM products, consult your IBM representative or reseller, or visit the IBM worldwide contacts page

http://www.ibm.com/planetwide/us/

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