Low Cost Informix ESQL/C and INFORMIX-SE Clone


General Features

SQLflex is a powerful, full featured SQL that delivers all the capabilities of both Informix-ESQL/C and Informix standard engine, but as low as 10% of the cost. If you are already using Informix, you will be able to replace Informix without modifying your existing code or databases. If you are NOT using Informix, then here is your opportunity to get the power and compatibility of a major SQL vendor at a fraction of the cost.

Another cost savings advantage of SQLFLEX is its availability on low cost platforms, currently unsupported by Informix or other SQL vendors. These platforms include LINUX, COHERENT, WINDOWS and VMS.

Other features of SQLflex include the following:

  • ANSI SQL
  • Client/Server on TCP/IP
  • "c" language API
  • Multi-User with row level locking and unlimited users per platform
  • Informix-ESQL/C and Informix SE API and database compatible
  • Unlimited users per runtime
  • Portable to UNIX, NT, Windows 95
  • Powerful full featured client/server SQL
  • "c" or script language API
  • Unlimited users per runtime
  • Low cost replacement for
    • Informix ESQL/C
    • Informix-SE
  • UNIX®, DOS® Networks, NT®, VMS®

Documentation

Documentation is available via hardcopy of accessible online from Informix. Please contact us for further assistance.

 


Prices

Operating System

Hardware

Developers2 Source3
Windows

586+

$2,495

$20,000

Windows

MultiProc/RISC

$3,495

$20,000

NT

586+

$2,495

$20,000

LINUX

586+

$1,495

$20,000

UNIX

586+

$2,495

$20,000

UNIX

MultiProc/RISC

$2,995

$20,000

VMS

$6,995

$30,000


Operating System

Hardware

Runtime Licenses1
(Quantity)
10 100
Windows

586+

$2,495

$22,995

Windows

MultiProc/RISC

$3,495

$31,995

NT

586+

$2,995

$26,995

LINUX

586+

$1,495

$12,995

UNIX

586+

$2,495

$22,995

UNIX

MultiProc/RISC

$2,995

$27,995

VMS

$6,995

$30,000

  • All prices are in US$
  • Maintenance: 15% per year of current list price thereafter
  • Developer Documentation is not included, and is available for an additional $75
  • Porting: We will consider porting SQLFLEX to any machine or low level ISAM file manager (i.e., CTREE, BTREE, etc.)
  1. Runtime license: includes the right to use the machine executable version of the programs (with the exception of the SQL preprocessor) on one designated CPU. A Developer License must be purchased in order to distribute Runtime Licenses. There is no user limit on this license.
  2. Developer License: includes (1) above, plus "c" Libraries and Pre-processor. ,There is no limit on this license.
  3. Source License: includes "c" source code. Source code is the same for all operating system platforms.

All products are available on LINUX®, UNIX®, INTERIX®, WINDOWS®, and WEB