Disk IO is often the performance bottleneck for databases, every transaction needs to get written safely to disk fast. How do you set up and configure the disk space for an Informix Server? What disk and RAID configurations provide the best performance and reliability?
Informix Tutorials Webcast Replay – Informix Tutorial – Configuring a New Informix Server by Lester Knutsen, February 27, 2020.
How to script configuring an Informix Server? This Webcast will cover everything you need to know to build with scripts, a new medium, or large server. The Webcast will be a review of the Informix ONCONFIG file and configuring memory, CPUs, Network, and Disk for a more extensive Informix Server configuration.
Informix Tutorials Webcast Replay – Getting Started with Informix by Lester Knutsen on Thursday, January 30, 2020. The Webcast is a step by step guide to installing and getting up and running a basic Informix Server. We will demonstrate using InformixHQ, the IBM Informix Knowledge Center, and how to find resources to get started with Informix.
21 Years of Great Work Arman Prescott started with Advanced DataTools in January 1999 and was our first Senior Database Consultant to move to Denver. He has supported our projects with the Bureau of Land Management in developing and supporting the Collections and Billing System, which manages over a billion dollars in revenue for over […]
Happy New Year from the Informix Champions at Advanced DataTools, providing Informix Training, Consulting, Support, and Free Tech Information.
I have updated our series of Informix Command Line Utilities Quick Reference Guides. Folks, you can download the Informix 14 Quick Reference Guide here. The Quick Reference Guide includes the following Informix commands: Oncheck Oninit Onmode Onparams Onspaces Onstat Ontape In 1995, after years of trying to find a manual to check the command line […]
Informix 11.70 versions reach end of support in 2020. Is your organization ready to make the change? Informix 14.10 brings in a wide 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 […]
These are my latest Sysmaster Scripts from my presentation at the Informix IIUG World Conference in 2019. Download presentation PDF: advancedatatools.com/…/Sysmaster_IIUG_Conf_2019_A12_LesterKnutse.pdf Download New Sysmaster 2019 Scripts (zip file): advancedatatools.com/…s/sysmaster2019.zip Download Past Sysmaster 2017 Scripts (zip file): advancedatatools.com/…s/sysmaster2017.zip
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.
Loading and Unloading with Informix Note, for simplicity these facilities will herein be referred to as ‘loaders’. This is not meant to be a definitive document defining everything there is to know about the subject. This is meant to be a starting point on your road to understanding this topic and a roadmap […]
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.