IBM just announced the exciting new Informix 14 version in March. Advanced DataTools taught our first course for Informix DBAs on release 14 in April. We have been part of the beta programs and would like to share our findings including how to use the new installer, how to upgrade a database, and an introduction to the new Informix HQ server management.
Running Informix in a Monster Virtual Machine Lester Knutsen presented at the IIUG Informix Conference April 23-27, 2018 in Raleigh, NC.
A monster virtual machine is a VM with lots of memory, CPUs and disks. I have been dealing with many Informix database servers running in a virtual environment and will share some of the problems and solutions for Informix to work well in VM. We will talk about everything from a VM on my laptop to a VM with more than 256 GB of memory and more than 96 Virtual CPUs.
Fastest Informix DBA Contest VI winners – September 2013
Article on the Fastest Informix DBA 2013 Contest and how the winners succeeded.
Fastest Informix DBA Contest VI – 2013 winners and results webcast
Fastest Informix DBA Contest V Winners – April 2012
Fastest Informix DBA Contest 2012 Webcast – How did they do it?
Fastest Informix DBA Contest IV Winners – May 2011
Fastest Informix DBA Contest 3 Winners – April 2010
Last year at the 2010 IIUG Informix User Conference in Kansas City we hosted a new “Fastest Informix DBA Contest”. This contest was different from the earlier ones, and focused on “How many transactions per minute” could the contestants tune an Informix database to achieve. The previous contests had focused on improving batch processing performance […]
Fastest Informix DBA Contest 2 Winners – Fall 2009
Fastest Informix DBA Contest 1 Winners – April 2009
Presentation on Unix Tools and Scripts to Monitor and Tune Your Informix IDS Server – given at the 2005 IBM Data Management User Conference.
This post is the original article I wrote on Exploring the Sysmaster Database and has been reprinted in the Informix TechNotes, the Informix DBA Survival Guide, Second Edition by Joe Lumbley, the Informix Handbook by Ron Flannery, and many other places. Open the orginal PDF of this article: https://www.advancedatatools.com/Downloads/Symaster_articule.pdf When you list all the […]