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Informix Newsletter Mai 2012

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Neue Ausgabe des IBM/Informix Newsletters

Im Newsletter-Archiv befindet sich die neueste Ausgabe des INFORMIX-Newsletters.

Inhaltsverzeichnis der Ausgabe:

  • Aktuelles
  • TechTipp: HASH ON - forest of trees index
  • TechTipp: onstat -g ses 0 – Snapshot für alle aktiven Sessions
  • TechTipp: Informix Warehouse Accelerator: CPU-Nutzung konfigurieren
  • TechTipp: Extent Size / Next Size beim Erstellen von Indices

IIUG Conference 2012 Presentations

The Int. Informix User Group has provided the presentations from the IIUG 2012 conference on their website.

However you must be logged in to your IIUG member account in order to access the presentations. Membership in the IIUG is free, so just register and you could access this valuable Informix education material:

New IBM eBook covering IWA

IBM has published a new eBook covering the Informix Warehouse Accelerator.

The eBook is a high level overview describing the numerous advantages of the IWA technology for ultra fast analysis and business decisions:

Extreme warehouse speed for fast business decisions

Hopefully IBMs Informix marketing budget for this year is not already utilized with this new eBook and the IWA video :-)

Two new videos: Informix Warehouse Accelerator and Informix Genero

There are two new marketing videos covering Informix available on YouTube:

Informix Warehouse Accelerator

Informix Genero

Chat with the Lab: Good Practices and Performance on ETL in Informix

Title: Good Practices and Performance on ETL in Informix
Date: Thursday, April 19, 2012
Time: 10:30 AM - 12:00 PM (Central Time), 16:30h Germany
Presented By: Veronica Gomes - Software IT Specialist (IBM)
Registration: Good Practices and Performance on ETL in Informix

Description:

 
This session will explore good practices, performance tuning, and common 
issues and resolution alternatives, when extracting, loading and 

Informix Newsletter April 2012

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Neue Ausgabe des IBM/Informix Newsletters

Im Newsletter-Archiv befindet sich die neueste Ausgabe des INFORMIX-Newsletters.

Inhaltsverzeichnis der Ausgabe:

  • Aktuelles
  • TechTipp: Die Tabelle sysdistrib enthält interessante Zugriffsstatistiken
  • TechTipp: syslcktab - Wann wurde die Sperre gesetzt ?
  • TechTipp: Das wahre Alter der Datenbank und Instanz
  • TechTipp: Alter Data Mart im Informix Warehouse Accelerator

Your vote counts

If you are an IIUG member - that joined before February the 19th, 2012 - you can now vote for the IIUG board of directors:

IIUG Board of Directors - Voting

Please make your vote to ensure that we have a strong IIUG board of directors that represent the Informix users worldwide.

Informix BP Kick-off Webcast

Attention: Event has been rescheduled !

Title: Informix BP Kick-off Webcast
Date: Wednesday, March 21, 2012
Time: 08:45 AM - 10:00 PM (EST), 16:45h Germany
Presented By: Gary Proctor - Informix Channel Sales Leader (IBM), Dennis Allen - Sales leader, Informix Warehouse, Douglas Dailey - Informix Product Manager
Registration: Informix BP Kick-off Webcast

Raw Revices in OpenSuse 12.1 and the udev-mechanism

Every time Suse comes with a new version of its operating system we must carefully have a look on how they handle raw devices resp. logical volumes. This week i  upgraded from Suse 11.4 to Suse 12.1, IDS remains unchanged on version 11.70. There is no substantial change in handling raw-devices by Suse 12.1, but it is very important to use the correct udev-file. otherwise you can get a surprise - may be that mouse and keyboard does not work....

Informix Newsletter März 2012

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Neue Ausgabe des IBM/Informix Newsletters

Im Newsletter-Archiv befindet sich die neueste Ausgabe des INFORMIX-Newsletters.

Inhaltsverzeichnis der Ausgabe:

  • Aktuelles
  • TechTipp: INFORMIX Replikation mit InfoSphere Change Data Capture
  • TechTipp: Suche über alle Spalten einer Tabelle hinweg
  • TechTipp: Zugriff auf den Informix Warehouse Accelerator über das Oracle Gateway
  • TechTipp: DBMONEY und „update statistics medium/high“

Chat with the Lab: Informix Flexible Grid Technology

Title: Informix Flexible Grid Technology
Date: Thursday, March 22, 2012
Time: 10:30 AM - 12:00 PM (Central Time), 16:30h Germany
Presented By: Madison Pruet(IBM, Mahesh Dashora (IBM)
Registration: Informix Flexible Grid Technology

Description:

 
Informix 11.7 database software is designed to help our customers 
cut costs, and speed the deployment of critical business solutions 
while boosting performance. 

Partnering for Growth - IBM and You

Subsequent to this this years IIUG Conference there will a an IBM Informix Genero Bootcamp in San Diego.

Here are the detail of this event:

IBM Informix Genero Bootcamp

Join us at the IBM La Jolla facility in San Diego, CA for an Informix Genero Bootcamp with IBM and Four Js experts. This is a no cost, concentrated workshop that enables you with skills to modernize your legacy 4GL applications and develop new applications for virtually any platform.

Advanced Data Tools Webcast: Informix Warehouse Accelerator

Title: Informix Warehouse Accelerator
Date: Tuesday, February 28, 2012
Time: 02:00 PM (EST), 20:00h Germany
Presented By: Mike Walker, Art Kagel, and Lester Knutsen
Registration: Informix Warehouse Accelerator

We are hosting a Webcast to demo the Informix Warehouse Accelerator 
on February 28th at 2:00pm EST. I have been using it for over a year 
and I am continually shocked at how fast it is. 

Information Week Webcast: Now Everything You Have Ever Wanted in Business Intelligence is Possible

Title: Now Everything You Have Ever Wanted in Business Intelligence is Possible
Date: Tuesday, February 28, 2012
Time: 09:00 AM - 12:00 PM (Central Time), 15:00h Germany
Presented By: Fred Ho Program Director (IBM)
Registration: Now Everything You Have Ever Wanted in Business Intelligence is Possible

The new Informix Warehouse Accelerator technology from IBM has completely 

Chat with the Lab: Making Your Informix Database Access More Efficient and Bulletproof

Title: Making Your Informix Database Access More Efficient and Bulletproof
Date: Thursday, February 16, 2012
Time: 10:30 AM - 12:00 PM (Central Time), 16:30h Germany
Presented By: Yuming Wang (IBM)
Registration: Making Your Informix Database Access More Efficient and Bulletproof

Description:

 
Informix Dynamic Server(IDS) is well known for its fastest performance and 
most reliability, but accessing the data stored on IDS from clients also 

Informix Workshops im März

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Achtung:
Für die im März stattfindenen Informix-Workshops wurde die Agenda sowie die zuständigen IBM Ansprechpartner ergänzt. Die Anmeldung kann nun erfolgen. Nachfolgend die Agenda und Ansprechpartner in der Kurzübersicht. Die Langfassung finden Sie hier:

Aller guten Dinge sind drei - 3x Informix in Frankfurt

INFORMIX Warehouse Workshop in Frankfurt

Agenda:

  • 13.03. 10:00-18:00 Uhr

New Informix Blog from Gary Proctor

Gary Proctor - IBM Business Development Exec - has started a new blog. Gary's blog is focused on solutions build on Informix:

For your convenience Gary's blog has been added to Informix Zone (right side) and will also be re-published on planetIDS.com.

I believe that Gary's postings will help to spread the word about Informix and I wish him a successful start !

Informix Newsletter Februar 2012

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Neue Ausgabe des IBM/Informix Newsletters

Im Newsletter-Archiv befindet sich die neueste Ausgabe des INFORMIX-Newsletters.

Inhaltsverzeichnis der Ausgabe:

  • Aktuelles
  • TechTipp: Rechteverwaltung (Teil 4: Spalten-Ebene)
  • TechTipp: Rechteverwaltung (Teil 5: Rollen)
  • TechTipp: Rechteverwaltung (Teil 6: Hierarchische Rechtevergabe)
  • TechTipp: Einfache Benutzung von “SmartMart” für den Informix Warehouse Accelerator . 7

SugarCRM has been ported to Informix

Good news for all Open Source fans: SugarCRM is now able to utilize Informix as database backend:

Informix Port Delivers Unlimited Database Scalability for Popular SaaS Application

Informix Chat with the Lab - January Events

In January there will be two Informix Chat with the Lab events. The first one is a repetition of an event from October 2011. The event discusses the advantages of Informix as backend for business software in conjunction with Genero.

Two notes to IBM:

1)
Is there no other software vendor left that bets on Informix and is willing to talk about it ?

2)
Informix voted#1 in customer satisfaction is now about 3 years ago. VendorRate - the company that created the opinion poll - seems to have gone, at least the website doesn't exist aynmore for about 2 years or so. But IBM

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