At some point, every system gets outdated or starts showing its age. We all have had to deal with the headaches and logistical nightmares of moving our core databases from a legacy system on to a new server. In this webcast, we will cover different ways in which you can leverage Informix Enterprise Replication to move from an old server to a new one with minimal downtime, headache, and infrastructure needed. We will be covering cases of needing to handle the potential for fail backs, migrating between different OS platforms, as well as covering ideas to minimize end user interruption.


End to end security is becoming more critical every day. In this webcast, we will demonstrate step by step how to set up basic SSL encryption for the Informix engine and how to configure ODBC clients for Windows and Linux to make sure all of your data is secured in transit.


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.


This session will cover Getting Started with Enterprise Replication.


Tom discusses how to setup and use the connection manger to provide fail-over and capability to your database servers.


With the emergence of 'Internet of Things' (IoT) we are all collecting more data than ever. Every company wants to get as much data as possible and have it available for use as even faster. With this new mentality of getting data there quickly, new methods of application development have become common. With the focus squarely on the application it has changed how the database sits in the corporate structure. Informix has grown and changed to meet the changing needs of the data economy. In this talk we will be covering a number of the new features that Informix has introduced in the last several years to meet the era of Big Data. We also are going to talk about several complimentary utilities that work hand in hand with Informix to better manage and make sense of the volumes of new data coming in. We will explain what NoSQL is and why you should care about a new method to store and manage data. Also we will talk about the new REST and Mongo listeners and show how that is changing the face of how we can access our Informix data. Join us for this look over some of the new facets of the changing Informix landscape.


This final webcast of the series will focus on installing and setting up Informix. Intended mainly for new adopters of the IBM Informix database product, Tom will demonstrate how this advanced and powerful database engine is simple to install and configure on just about any hardware.


This webcast will explore some of the ARM-based computers that are available, and describe why ARM is such a good fit for an IoT solution. Tom will show how simple it is to install a full version of the IBM Informix database server on a low-power, affordable ARM-based Linux computer, and why the power and simplicity of Informix makes it ideal for an embedded IoT gateway.


This is the final of a series of four Webcasts, one a month, providing a tutorial on how to use Informix with PHP.


This is the third of a series of four Webcasts, one a month, providing a tutorial on how to use Informix with PHP.


This is the second of a series of four Webcasts, one a month, providing a tutorial on how to use Informix with PHP.


This is the start of a series of four Webcasts, one a month, providing a tutorial on how to use Informix with PHP.


The Open Admin Tool (OAT) is one of the most exciting and least talked about new features for Informix in the past few years. It is an open platform to manage your Informix instances through a convenient web interface. In this talk we will be breaking down how to get up and running with OAT and covering many of the basic tasks you can perform in it. Since version 11 was released many people have migrated up to it, however most of them have either not gotten OAT up at all or looked at it briefly and put it back down. Listen to the webcast and we will tell you why you want to go to the latest release of OAT and why you should be using it every day. Some of the highlights: *Get step by step instructions to getting it running on a variety of operating systems *Learn about monitoring replicated environments using your web browser *See different ways to get very easy to read visual guides to the health of your database *Learn how to safely give your Jr DBA the ability to add new space without having to worry every time he does *See how to browse your database without needing to use dbaccess or SQL *Find out how to easily get reports that you can give to management showing how much Informix is racing along


What do Wikipedia, Facebook, Wordpress, and Yahoo all have in common? They all run on PHP. PHP is an open source server-side scripting language designed for Web development to produce dynamic Web pages. And it works great with the fastest database, Informix. In this talk we will be discussing how quick and easy it is get going in PHP and how to set up PHP to talk to Informix using the PDO driver library. You can easily use PHP to select, insert, update and delete data from an Informix database to create a database driven web site.