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Fastest DBA: Webcast from Advanced Data Tools

Title: Fastest Informix DBA Contest - How did they do it?
Date: Tuesday, June the 19th, 2012
Time: 02:00 PM (EST), 20:00h Germany
Presented By: Lester Knutsen / Art Kagel (Advanced Data Tools)
Registration: Fastest Informix DBA Contest - How did they do it?

Description:

Informix Newsletter Juni 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:

  • ktuelles
  • TechTipp: Graphische Darstellung von Tabellen und Referenzen
  • TechTipp: Server und Accelerator Editionen: Mix & Match
  • TechTipp: Neue Features in Version 11.70.xC5
  • TechTipp: Änderungen in der ONCONFIG zwischen 11.70.xC4 und xC5

IBM Webcast on Informix Timeseries

Learn more about the IBM Informix Timeseries technology and how it can be used to manage huge amounts of timestamped data in the most efficient way:

Registration: Actually Using Smart Sensors and Other Time Sensitive Data with IBM's TimeSeries

The largest data source for many organizations today are always-on, broadcasting sensors. 

Strategies for Smarter Retail

There is an interesting upcoming web seminar from IBM and Boston Retail Partners that
will focus on best-in-class technology to drive competetive advantage.

AFAIK Informix Warehhouse Accelerator will be one of the technologies discussed in
the webcast.

Registration: From Inventory Forecasting to 24x7 Operations: Strategies for Smarter Retail

Most retail organizations will agree that times are tough. From unpredictable consumer 

Informix Warehouse Accelerator

In case you are already working with the IBM Informix Warehouse Accelerator or planning to modernize your datawarehouse environment with state of the art technology, then this blog from my friends from the IBM Informix Development in Munich is by far the best technical information around IWA that you can get:

Article about IBM Informix Genero

In the latest issue of the DBTA Magazine there is an article about IBM Informix Genero.
The article describes the advantages of converting 4GL applications to Genero instead of rewriting them in Java:

Informix Genero: A Way to Modernize Informix 4GL Applications

Informix Chat with the Lab: Best Practices for Embedded Data Management

Title: Best Practices for Embedded Data Management
Date: Thursday, May 24, 2012
Time: 10:30 AM - 12:00 PM (Central Time), 16:30h Germany
Presented By: Pradeep Natarajan - Software Developer (IBM)
Registration: Best Practices for Embedded Data Management

Description:

 
A small footprint, a silent install, self-managing capabilities - these 
are some of the critical things to consider when choosing to embed a 

Informix Conference in Strasbourg

For Informix Fanatics and developers my friend Jean Georges Perrin invites you to Developer Forum 2012/Informix Tech Day as a joined event.

The workshop takes place in Strasbourg (France) on May, the 25 from 08:30h to 23:30h :-)

Registration thru Facebook: DeveloperForum / InformixTechDay 2012

Here is the invitation text from Jean Georges:


Come to our free (and independent) conference around Informix Technologies. 

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.

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