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IBM Informix Alternatives & Competitors

(97)4.6 out of 5

Looking for alternatives to IBM Informix? Tons of people want Relational Databases Software. What's difficult is finding out whether or not the software you choose is right for you. Microsoft SQL, MySQL, Oracle Database, and PostgreSQL are the most popular alternatives and competitors to IBM Informix.

Top Alternatives to IBM Informix

  • Microsoft SQL
  • MySQL
  • Oracle Database
  • PostgreSQL
  • SAP HANA

Top 20 Alternatives & Competitors to IBM Informix

    #1
    #1
  1. Microsoft SQL

    (1,984)4.4 out of 5

    SQL Server 2017 brings the power of SQL Server to Windows, Linux and Docker containers for the first time ever, enabling developers to build intelligent applications using their preferred language and environment. Experience industry-leading performance, rest assured with innovative security features, transform your business with AI built-in, and deliver insights wherever your users are with mobile BI.

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  2. SQL Server 2017 brings the power of SQL Server to Windows, Linux and Docker containers for the first time ever, enabling developers to build intelligent applications using their preferred language and environment. Experience industry-leading performance, rest assured with innovative security features, transform your business with AI built-in, and deliver insights wherever your users are with mobile BI.

    Categories in common with IBM Informix:

    UC
    Extremely easy to use, performs in every way that you'd expect. Using Azure is much better integration, but it can be done through AWS and IBM Cloud as well. The Azure version charges very...Read more

    Reviewers say compared to IBM Informix, Microsoft SQL is:

    Slower to reach roi
    Easier to do business with
    More expensive
    #2
    #2
  3. MySQL

    (1,476)4.4 out of 5

    MySQL is an open source database solution.

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  4. MySQL is an open source database solution.

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    UI
    Mysql is the best way to interact with the sql database. It offers the best available security towards sql database and maintenance. It takes care of large databases to be optimised and responsive...Read more

    Reviewers say compared to IBM Informix, MySQL is:

    Easier to do business with
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    #3
    #3
  5. Oracle Database

    (689)4.2 out of 5

    Helps customers lower IT costs and deliver a higher quality of service by enabling consolidation onto database clouds.

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  6. Helps customers lower IT costs and deliver a higher quality of service by enabling consolidation onto database clouds.

    Categories in common with IBM Informix:

    Jeff L.
    JL
    Oracle makes the most rock solid, extensible database product in the market. I've worked with Sybase, Informix (back when it existed), DB2, and MS SQL Server and none of these has stood the test...Read more

    Reviewers say compared to IBM Informix, Oracle Database is:

    Slower to reach roi
    More expensive
    Easier to do business with
    #4
    #4
  7. PostgreSQL

    (465)4.4 out of 5

    PostgreSQL is a powerful, open source object-relational database system.

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  8. PostgreSQL is a powerful, open source object-relational database system.

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    Tomas D.
    TD
    The way how easy it is to customize the database to suit your needs. One can use DB Protection for PostgreSQL using IBM Spectrum Protect to have a very efficient and fast backup as it o my...Read more

    Reviewers say compared to IBM Informix, PostgreSQL is:

    Easier to do business with
    #5
    #5
  9. SAP HANA

    (277)4.2 out of 5

    SAP HANA converges database and application platform capabilities in-memory to transform transactions, analytics, text analysis, predictive and spatial processing so businesses can operate in real-time.

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  10. SAP HANA converges database and application platform capabilities in-memory to transform transactions, analytics, text analysis, predictive and spatial processing so businesses can operate in real-time.

    Categories in common with IBM Informix:

    CE
    The expectation from it are perhaps no different than any other innovation in technology space. I think it will continue to be in limelight till another 3-5 years and keep us engaged.

    Reviewers say compared to IBM Informix, SAP HANA is:

    Slower to reach roi
    More expensive
    Easier to do business with
    #6
    #6
  11. MariaDB

    (168)4.4 out of 5

    MariaDB is a high performance, open source database that helps the world's busiest websites deliver more content, faster.

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  12. MariaDB is a high performance, open source database that helps the world's busiest websites deliver more content, faster.

    Categories in common with IBM Informix:

    SP
    drop in replacement for mysql (storage engines renamed but there); new aria storage engine. back to being open source after mysql/oracle purchase- original engineers and new contributors should...Read more

    Reviewers say compared to IBM Informix, MariaDB is:

    Easier to do business with
    #7
    #7
  13. SQLite

    (208)4.2 out of 5

    SQLite is a software library that implements a self-contained, serverless, zero-configuration, transactional SQL database engine

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  14. SQLite is a software library that implements a self-contained, serverless, zero-configuration, transactional SQL database engine

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    Bhavesh G.
    BG
    It a very innovative and fast with respect to performance and debugging. More like. Microsoft sql server but still helpful for creating insights

    Reviewers say compared to IBM Informix, SQLite is:

    Easier to do business with
    Slower to reach roi
    Easier to set up
    #8
    #8
  15. Amazon Relational Database Service (RDS)

    (238)4.4 out of 5

    Amazon Relational Database Service (RDS) is a web service that makes it easy to set up, operate, and scale a relational DB in the cloud: Amazon Aurora, PostgreSQL, MySQL, MariaDB, Oracle, and Microsoft SQL Server.

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  16. Amazon Relational Database Service (RDS) is a web service that makes it easy to set up, operate, and scale a relational DB in the cloud: Amazon Aurora, PostgreSQL, MySQL, MariaDB, Oracle, and Microsoft SQL Server.

    Categories in common with IBM Informix:

    UH
    Managed system as well as scalable and easy to integrate in existing systems

    Reviewers say compared to IBM Informix, Amazon Relational Database Service (RDS) is:

    Easier to do business with
    #9
    #9
  17. Acronis Cyber Backup

    (584)4.3 out of 5
    Optimized for quick response

    Acronis Cyber Backup is the world’s easiest and fastest backup solution for all your data, whether it is located on-premises, in remote systems, in private and public clouds, or on mobile devices.

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  18. Acronis Cyber Backup is the world’s easiest and fastest backup solution for all your data, whether it is located on-premises, in remote systems, in private and public clouds, or on mobile devices.

    Categories in common with IBM Informix:

    UI
    I missed full backups in early Windows coming from Dec VMS or IBM VM. So Acronis 1.0 was a relief. Currently for us Acronis is more important in Linux.

    Reviewers say compared to IBM Informix, Acronis Cyber Backup is:

    Easier to do business with
    Slower to reach roi
    More expensive
    #10
    #10
  19. Teradata Vantage

    (138)4.2 out of 5

    The Teradata Database easily and efficiently handles complex data requirements and simplifies management of the data warehouse environment.

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  20. The Teradata Database easily and efficiently handles complex data requirements and simplifies management of the data warehouse environment.

    Categories in common with IBM Informix:

    Shraddha M.
    SM
    Teradata is a very efficient MPP system which always outperforms its competition like Netezza , GreenPlum , IBM , Oracle. It has been a leader in the DWH industry for 25 years. The company is...Read more

    Reviewers say compared to IBM Informix, Teradata Vantage is:

    More expensive
    Easier to do business with
    #11
    #11
  21. Veeam Backup & Replication

    (234)4.6 out of 5
    Optimized for quick response

    Built to create backups of vSphere and Hyper-V virtual machines. Offers image-based VM replication, instant VM and file-level recovery.

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  22. Built to create backups of vSphere and Hyper-V virtual machines. Offers image-based VM replication, instant VM and file-level recovery.

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    Erick G.
    EG
    What I like best about this backup solution is its intuitive user interface. The design only is simply self-documenting.

    Reviewers say compared to IBM Informix, Veeam Backup & Replication is:

    Slower to reach roi
    Easier to do business with
    Better at support
    #12
    #12
  23. NAKIVO Backup & Replication

    (202)4.7 out of 5

    NAKIVO Backup & Replication offers a complete data protection feature set, including local and offsite VM backup and replication, support for live applications & databases, instant VM, file, and application objects recovery, backup copy jobs, screenshot verification for backups and replicas, global data deduplication and compression, Web interface, AES-256 encryption, advanced reporting, and other features.

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  24. NAKIVO Backup & Replication offers a complete data protection feature set, including local and offsite VM backup and replication, support for live applications & databases, instant VM, file, and application objects recovery, backup copy jobs, screenshot verification for backups and replicas, global data deduplication and compression, Web interface, AES-256 encryption, advanced reporting, and other features.

    Categories in common with IBM Informix:

    CH
    Nakivo is a intuitive software,, faster and easly to use and backup vmware

    Reviewers say compared to IBM Informix, NAKIVO Backup & Replication is:

    Easier to do business with
    Better at support
    Easier to set up
    #13
    #13
  25. Carbonite Safe Backup

    (187)4.1 out of 5

    Protect your business from common forms of data loss, including ransomware, hardware failure and natural disasters.

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  26. Protect your business from common forms of data loss, including ransomware, hardware failure and natural disasters.

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    AH
    The Customer service department is handled by multiple representatives who apparently do not look at all the information submitted for the ticket, so time is spent making many additional requests....Read more

    Reviewers say compared to IBM Informix, Carbonite Safe Backup is:

    Easier to do business with
    Easier to set up
    #14
    #14
  27. Amazon Aurora

    (134)4.5 out of 5

    Amazon Aurora is a MySQL and PostgreSQL-compatible relational database engine that combines the speed and availability of high-end commercial databases with the simplicity and cost-effectiveness of open source databases.

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  28. Amazon Aurora is a MySQL and PostgreSQL-compatible relational database engine that combines the speed and availability of high-end commercial databases with the simplicity and cost-effectiveness of open source databases.

    Categories in common with IBM Informix:

    Rupert G.
    RG
    Amazon Aurora is used by my organization to host my SQL servers on the back-end. It has improved performance and is highly usable. The technology behind the scenes is super cool, but the most...Read more

    Reviewers say compared to IBM Informix, Amazon Aurora is:

    Slower to reach roi
    Easier to do business with
    More expensive
    #15
    #15
  29. Zerto

    (57)4.8 out of 5

    Zerto Virtual Replication (ZVR) is a replication and recovery solution that makes disaster recovery simple and scalable from private, hybrid and to public clouds, maintain IT resilience as infrastructure evolves with hypervisor-based replication of VM block-level changes, from any storage to any storage, between VMware vSphere versions and cross-hypervisor for on premise datacenters or the utilize the cloud for Disaster Recovery as a Service.

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  30. Zerto Virtual Replication (ZVR) is a replication and recovery solution that makes disaster recovery simple and scalable from private, hybrid and to public clouds, maintain IT resilience as infrastructure evolves with hypervisor-based replication of VM block-level changes, from any storage to any storage, between VMware vSphere versions and cross-hypervisor for on premise datacenters or the utilize the cloud for Disaster Recovery as a Service.

    Categories in common with IBM Informix:

    AI
    Zerto is very simple and intuitive, friendly interface and objective.

    Reviewers say compared to IBM Informix, Zerto is:

    Easier to do business with
    Better at support
    Easier to set up
    #16
    #16
  31. SingleStore DB

    (61)4.2 out of 5

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  32. Categories in common with IBM Informix:

    MA
    I would like to rate it at a full star. Having worked with almost all the databases, I can simply say it aces every database that I worked. Permissioning a new cluster by adding a super-user to...Read more

    Reviewers say compared to IBM Informix, SingleStore DB is:

    Slower to reach roi
    More expensive
    Easier to do business with
    #17
    #17
  33. Lyftron

    (86)4.9 out of 5

    Lyftron modern data hub combines an effortless data hub with agile access to data sources. Lyftron eliminates traditional ETL/ELT bottlenecks with automatic data pipeline and make data instantly accessible to BI user with the modern cloud compute of Spark & Snowflake. Lyftron connectors automatically convert any source into normalized, ready-to-query relational format and provide search capability on your enterprise data catalog.

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  34. Lyftron modern data hub combines an effortless data hub with agile access to data sources. Lyftron eliminates traditional ETL/ELT bottlenecks with automatic data pipeline and make data instantly accessible to BI user with the modern cloud compute of Spark & Snowflake. Lyftron connectors automatically convert any source into normalized, ready-to-query relational format and provide search capability on your enterprise data catalog.

    Categories in common with IBM Informix:

    AK
    Lyftron gives an enterprise level security feature that puts us at ease when swimming into the data lake. Our business is highly data sensitive and without a high data security support we can never...Read more

    Reviewers say compared to IBM Informix, Lyftron is:

    Easier to do business with
    Better at support
    More usable
    #18
    #18
  35. CouchDB

    (55)3.9 out of 5

    CouchDB is a database that completely embraces the web. Store your data with JSON documents.

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  36. CouchDB is a database that completely embraces the web. Store your data with JSON documents.

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    Susmit S.
    SS
    Pros of CouchDB are:- CouchDB enable replication of itself easily which lead to data sharing among different devices. CouchDB allow flexible data structure, means any type of data can be stored...Read more
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    #19
  37. Fivetran

    (70)4.2 out of 5

    Fivetran is an ETL tool, designed to reinvent the simplicity by which data gets into data warehouses.

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  38. Fivetran is an ETL tool, designed to reinvent the simplicity by which data gets into data warehouses.

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    DR
    Saves time for tedious tasks that can then be spent on more value adding tasks.

    Reviewers say compared to IBM Informix, Fivetran is:

    Easier to do business with
    Easier to set up
    #20
    #20
  39. Knack

    (59)4.5 out of 5

    Knack enables anyone to build simple web apps and online databases. You can import data from spreadsheets or define it from scratch, and then build interfaces to display and manage that data using elements like forms, tables, and search. Apps can be easily embedded into any website and then further styled or manipulated via jQuery.

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  40. Knack enables anyone to build simple web apps and online databases. You can import data from spreadsheets or define it from scratch, and then build interfaces to display and manage that data using elements like forms, tables, and search. Apps can be easily embedded into any website and then further styled or manipulated via jQuery.

    Categories in common with IBM Informix:

    AL
    Development speed and Access control and localization

    Reviewers say compared to IBM Informix, Knack is:

    Easier to do business with