- BMC Software, a developer of Application Service Assurance solutions, has launched version 2.1 of Patrol DB-Reorg for Informix.
According to Bill Dunn, managing director of BMC Software Australia: "Many of Informix's largest customers worldwide are currently using Patrol DB-Reorg to cost effectively and rapidly reorganise their databases."
He added: "Informix users will now have an efficient way to quickly migrate to newer versions of the Informix database while assuring the data integrity of mission critical applications."
Patrol DB-Reorg is a high-speed reorganisation utility that allows Informix customers to reorganise entire databases or selected database objects, thereby improving performance and data availability for their applications.
"Patrol DB-Reorg for Informix allows our customers to take advantage of Informix Dynamic Server's significant gains in performance and availability with little interruption to the enterprise and without putting existing mission-critical data at risk," said Dan Leighton, executive director of servers and connectivity product management for Informix.
The product is said to support v.5 and v.7 and provides proactive management and high-speed reorganisation of database objects, delivering enhanced database availability and performance and better use of disk space.