The Informix Time-line

2007 : Informix released Informix Dynamic Server (IDS) 11 aka Cheetah

2005 : Informix released Informix Dynamic Server (IDS) 10 removing 2Gb limits everywhere and confirming IBM continuing support and enhancement of the product.

1996 : Informix released “Universal Server”, the combination of Informix-Online Dynamic Server and Illustra.

1995 : Informix purchase Illustra, an Object-Relational Database, for integration into Online DSA.

1994 : NewEra, Informix's GUI OOP language released.

1993 : Informix-OnLine Dynamic Server.

1990 : Informix-OnLine introduced.

1988 : Release WingZ on the Macintosh, the beginning of graphical spreadsheets with speed, flexibility and high quality graphic capabilities.

1988 : The company changed its name to Informix Software Inc. In due course, Informix-4GL/RDS and Informix-4GL/ID, the p-code versions of Informix-4GL were introduced.

1987 : Informix-Turbo was introduced in 1987, and Informix-SE became a separate product.

1986 : This was followed by Informix-4GL.

1984 : Release of Informix Second-generation SQL-based products, first general releases being Informix-SQL and Informix-ESQL/C versions 1.10 and the companion C-ISAM version 2.10.

1982 : Release the pre-SQL product suite (Informer query language, Perform form manager, Ace report writer, ALL - reaching version 3.3)

1981 : They released C-ISAM (under the name “Marathon”)

1980 : Informix was founded by Roger Sippl and Laura King under the name “Relational Database Systems Inc”.

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