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Database Server Directory Structure

The environment variable $INFORMIXDIR points to the directory where Informix is installed on your machine; normally this is set to /usr/INFORMIX. The standard Informix directory structure is built under INFORMIX directory by the Informix install process.

The standard Informix architecture uses the “Two-Task Model.” In this architecture, when a user connects to the database server a network thread is created to handle the network processing for that user.

Each Informix server instance consists of the following pieces:

See the Administrator’s Guide for Informix Dynamic Server for more information.