Informix TimeSeries – fast, efficient, cost saving!

Manufacturing, IT and Internet melt increasingly and Informix is there!


Factories become “smarter”. People, machines and products exchange information in real time and optimize production flows, quality and costs. Software analyzes data in real time, identifies specific error patterns and locates problems. This kind of interaction between different fields of activity is known under “Industry 4.0“. Which role plays Informix in this context? Informix offers the base for the activity analysis - Informix TimeSeries!

Example: You are a producer. You have to avoid downtime of your machines because of financial losses. Consequently you have to collect the machine data steadily and maintain your infrastructure predictive. To realize this goal you have to gather your data in real time, completely and reliable. Informix is perfect for this. Why? Informix offers a unique selling point – compared with other competitors Informix provides a specific data type managing time series data in a very fast and space efficient way – Informix TimeSeries!


Your benefits:

  • Fast – data access is extremely fast due to a specifically used data type – acceleration: factor 10 - 10000
  • Efficient – extremely small space required - reductions up to 60 % (compared with relational databases) possible
  • Cost free - Informix TimeSeries is included in all actual available Informix editions
  • Flexible – lots of time series related APIs for programming are available


If you offer measurement and control technology, or collect and analyze production-, machine-, and energy data or check materials and qualities then Informix TimeSeries is a "Must" for your company!



You have a problem or an idea to collect, analyze and store data in real time? We listen to you and find out if and how Informix TimeSeries can help you. It is our goal to support you in planning and decision making of your TimeSeries project. We will do this at an early stage in order make sure that your TimeSeries project will be realized successfully – without any extra time and financial investments.
hamburg data supports you in a concrete way to realize „your“ individual TimeSeries project and:

  • evaluates your system environment
  • performs a problem analysis
  • prepares a requirement profile
  • finds out essential issues
  • takes into consideration given/required pre conditions
  • infoms you about budgeting & licensing
  • gives you a prospect



As soon as suitability, requirements and goals of your TimeSeries project has been checked hamburg data supports you in the implementation process as follows:

  • preparation of db scheme
  • selection of suitable TimeSeries type
  • implementation of TimeSeries elements & objects
  • selection and implementation of data loads
  • programming of statements
  • TimeSeries VTIs
  • Space requirements of tables, indices and time series


Basing on an estimation of the expected workload we submit you a detailed offer.


  • hamburg data GbR
  • Jörg Kleinitzke & Oliver Hesse
  • Oehleckerring 4
  • 22419 Hamburg

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  • Tel.:+49 (0)40 875 00 589
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  • Taxl office: Hamburg Nord