||So my Informix database has Hybrid support - is this a good thing?|
||Shawn Moe is a long time Informix’er, having worked in a
variety of roles over 20+ years with the product family.
He is currently based at the IBM lab in Lenexa, Kansas and
serves as the architect and evangelist for the Informix products.|
|Hybrid databases have been receiving a lot of hype recently. Today’s “hybrid” comes in many flavors - hybrid cloud & on premises, hybrid relational & NOSQL, hybrid OLTP & OLAP, and others. We’ll discuss what characteristics each of these scenarios provides and how Informix functionality can satisfy many of these requirements.