What is Actian X?
Actian X is a combination of industry-leading Ingres Transactional Database and Vector Analytics Database, world class integration and a robust monitoring tool. Actian X runs business critical systems for Fortune 100 companies and government agencies and has industry-leading customer satisfaction ratings. Actian X can run faster queries for both operational and analytic workloads using the same SQL environment you already know.
“The reasons why we originally chose the Ingres database and continue to rely on it are numerous. It offers good functionality, high levels of reliability and stability, a cost-effective licensing model, and is backed up with excellent support. When we compare the Ingres database to other database technologies on the market, it continues to be one of the best choices to power Lido/FlightPlanning.”
Rudi Koffer, Senior Database Software Architect, Lufthansa Systems Airlines Operations Solutions
Activate Your Data. Run OLAP/BI/analytic queries against Actian X data with the world’s fastest analytic engine. Add analytics features to existing applications using the X100 table and Vector engine.
Incremental Analytics Made Easy
Adding record breaking analytics to Ingres applications is simple – create a table and copy the data you need. Same access methods, same queries – just tremendously faster results.
Actian X Data You Need – Where You Need It
Extend the value of Actian X applications by connecting to data and applications inside and outside of your enterprise. DataConnect for Actian X is an end-to-end solution for designing, deploying and managing Actian X application integration.
Monitor Database System Health
Use pre-configured plug-ins to keep track of the health of the Actian X and Ingres databases and host systems. Keep business critical application systems in top shape and get better planning for scheduled maintenance.
Add geometry and geography related features to Actian X and Ingres applications. ESRI ArcGIS plug-in means ArcGIS 10.x can view and manipulate Actian x geospatial data. Industry standard 2D, 3-D and 4-D datatypes plus linear reference.
Key OLTP Features
Per-query parallelism lets developers easily test and tune query parallelization for application performanceStore the data in a columnar format for faster access. .NET data provider prefetch blocks tunes the number of rows returned per I/O block.
World Class Global Support
24×7 follow the sun multi-language, enterprise support. Experienced, stable team with development and support under one roof.
Deliver Operational Analytics
Actian X creates the perfect platform for adding operational analytics to an existing OLTP system. For example, an online shopping application could deliver a new set of data (browsing activity) that is be combined with a customer’s historical data and analyzed in real-time to optimize the offer presented to the customer.
- Expand application capabilities
- Add clickstream data to historical customer information
- Identify targeted add-ons, cross sell, and upsell opportunities
Actian X enables operational analytics on a per transaction basis.
Improve Outcomes with Integration
DataConnect for Actian X accesses data and applications inside and outside of the enterprise. Get a direct connection to supplier inventory, or service partner maintenance status – delivered on a scheduled batch basis (once per day) or on an alert basis (stock below 10%, item repair schedule change).
- Extend the reach of Actian X applications
- Connect to internal and external data sources
- Update analytic and/or OLTP data stores
- Adjust offers in real-time, based on current inventory and delivery schedules
- Ensure customers see only available items or suitable alternatives
Extend the reach of your applications, reducing transaction risks and delivering real customer value.
Keep Business Critical Systems Healthy
The Enterprise Monitoring Appliance (EMA) for Actian X uses pre-configured plug-ins to keep track of the health of the database and host system. EMA can monitor and set alerts for key system functions like disk usage and I/O performance, transaction and error log files, network latency and many more.
- Monitor key database and host system health indicators
- Deliver alerts at pre-defined thresholds
- Solve potential problems before they affect performance
- Use historical and trending information to schedule maintenance
Enterprise Monitoring Appliance (EMA) keeps key systems available and reliable.
Actian X Connectivity
Multi-database support without host specific syntax or datatypes. Enterprise Access allows a single application to run against multiple databases without needing to know or use host specific syntax or datatypes. The Enterprise Access server implements an interface similar in appearance and behavior to each supported DBMS platforms. Enterprise Access is a connectivity option that allows Actian X applications to run against non-Ingres databases such as Microsoft SQL Server and Oracle.
Database support: Oracle, Microsoft SQL Server, IBM DB2 UDB
OS support: Windows, Solaris SPARC, Solaris x86, Linux