Advanced DataTools Newsletter – April 2020

Published on April 7, 2020 by Lester Knutsen

Our Remote Informix DBA Support is Uninterrupted

Advanced DataTools operations are uninterrupted by COVID-19 and we continue to support our customers in these difficult times. All our senior Informix DBAs are effectively working remotely and maintain the high standard of support to which we are committed.
  • Our Informix DBA consultants are working and supporting our clients around the world.
  • We continue to provide 24×7 remote DBA monitoring and support to our Premier customers.
  • Our Informix training classes are now offered exclusively via virtual classroom with the same instructors and interaction.
Please let us know if we can assist with any of your Informix database requirements.  

1.  Tired of Netflix? We have over 60 hours of free Informix Webcast videos.

Our Webcast Replays cover Informix Database Server configuration, disk layout, backups, performance tuning, and high availability disaster recovery implementation. Our Informix Webcasts are based on over 35 years of experience managing and tuning database systems. They are presented by Lester Knutsen, Art Kagel, Tom Beebe, and Mike Walker – all IBM Informix Champions from Advanced DataTools.

2.  Our Free Informix Tutorials Webcast Series Continues

We are continuing our Webcast series “Informix Tutorials – a series of eight Webcasts on getting started with Informix.” Replays are available at the link above.
  • Getting Started with Informix by Lester Knutsen – completed
  • Configuring a New Informix Server by Lester Knutsen – completed
  • Managing Informix Disk Space – completed
  • Managing Informix Logs – April 30, 2020
  • Informix Backup, Recovery, and High Availability – May 28, 2020
  • Connecting Users to Informix Servers – June 25, 2020
  • Creating Database and Tables in Informix – July 23, 2020
  • Basic Informix Server Monitoring – August 20, 2020

3. Informix Training for 2020

Our Informix training is taught by DBAs with over 30 years of experience.  Attend all our classes online.
  • May 18-21, 2020 – Informix for Database Administrators
  • July 13-16, 2020 – Advanced Informix Performance Tuning
  • October 5-8, 2020 – Informix for Database Administrators
  • Private or custom Informix courses are also available in our virtual classroom

4. Are you Ready for Informix 14?

Informix 11.70 versions reach the end of IBM support in 2020. Is your organization ready to make the change? Informix 14.10 brings in a vast number of new features and options and an entirely new installation method. Contact the experts at Advanced DataTools to help you plan, coordinate, and execute an upgrade plan to get you on the latest and greatest Informix version yet!

About us:

At Advanced DataTools, our mission is to help our customers achieve their goals. We have over 25 years of experience in business, and more than 35 years of experience with the Informix product line since Informix was launched in the early 1980s. Our professionals have completed hundreds of successful projects, and include 4 IBM Champions, 2 IIUG Directors Award winners, and an IBM Gold Consultant. The company was founded in 1993 by Lester Knutsen, who continues to serve as President and Principal Consultant.