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Informix Webcasts by Thomas Beebe, Art Kagel, Lester Knutsen and Mike Walker, more for 2018 comming soon...

We are pleased to share our Webcast series for Informix DBAs - "Informix Best Practices". We will discuss configuration, disk layout, backups, performance tuning, and high availability disaster recovery implementation. Our Informix Best Practices are based on over 30 years of experience managing and tuning database systems. The webcast will be presented by Lester Knutsen, Principal Database Consultant, Art Kagel, Tom Beebe, and Mike Walker, IBM Informix Champions from Advanced DataTools.


Thomas Beebe

Getting going with PSM and Informix 12 for backups by Thomas Beebe - Thursday, April 12, 2018 at 2:00pm EST - Register here

For years Informix users who backup to local disks have been stuck with the limits of ontape or the tediousness and slowness of the Informix TSM system. Introduced in version 12 there is the brand new PSM system. Tom will cover the basics of getting started using it and may have you rethinking your backup strategies.


Optimizing the Operating System (Unix, Linux) for best Informix Database Performance by Lester Knutsen - May 17 at 2:00pm EST - Register here

The Informix database depends on the operating system for the CPU, Memory, Disk and Network resources. The presentation will focus on optimizing the Unix, AIX and Linux OS for the best database performance. We will review Kernel Settings, HugePages, enabling and disabling CPUs, OS disk scheduling, SAR and other tools for monitoring Unix and Linux.


Automatic Informix Range Interval Partitioning and Rolling Windows to Organize your data by Lester Knutsen - June 21 at 2:00pm EST - Register here

This presentation will demonstrate how to take advantage of the automatic Range Interval Partitioning and Rolling Windows to fragment your huge Informix tables. Automatically adding new partitions and fragments by interval can replace elaborate fragmentation schemes easily. The feature includes the ability to automatically drop partitions of old data reducing the need to purge old data.

Click here for our past Webcast Replays focusing on Informix Performance Tuning and using Informix and the Internet of Things (IoT)