Using SQL to Generate SQL Scripts (DBA Tricks and Tips)

First published in the Washington Area Informix User Group Newsletter Volume 7, No.3 – July 1997 This article will take a look at some tricks for using SQL to generate SQL to help you maintain and support your databases. One of the advantages of querying the system tables is that you can use the output […]

An Introduction to Using Informix SQL in Shell Scripts

One of the advantages of UNIX is the power of shell scripts for developing systems. This article is an introduction to using shell scripts with embedded SQL to access your database. I am using the Informix database for these examples, and the Informix SQL command interpreter “dbaccess”. However, these examples will also work with Informix […]