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Innovator-C Edition trimmed

You might have already heard the bad news about Informix Innovator-C Edition. IBM has trimmed it down. Instead of 4 cores you can only use a single core. But the really bad news is that HDR/ER are no longer supported in Innovator-C (:-

You'll find more information on this bad news here:

Informix Newsletter Juli 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: SPL - Funktion „sleep()“ im SQL
  • TechTipp: Beispiel zu DEFRAGMENT + REPACK + SHRINK
  • TechTipp: ifxcollect – Informationen für den Support
  • TechTipp: SYSDATE und CURRENT
  • TechTipp: Informix Warehouse Accelerator mit Solaris Intel x86

Art Kagel about the Value of Informix and FOT Indexes

Nice article from Art Kagel about the value of Informix and how FOT indexes could increase query performance:

What Is Informix and Why Should I Care ?

It is always good to see Informix in the press. Well done, Art !

60. Workshop der Deutschen Informix User Group (IUG)

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60. Workshop der Deutschen Informix User Group (IUG)

Der 60. Workshop der deutschen Informix User Group findet am Donnerstag, den 21.06.2012 in Friedrichshafen statt.

Mit bereits (Stand 13.06.2012) 61 angemeldeten Teilnehmern scheint es ein echter Erfolg zu werden. Das freut mich ganz besonders für meine Freunde aus dem IUG Vorstand. Weiter so !

Interview with IBM's Bernie Spang on Informix Growth Strategies

Here is a short interview with Bernie Spang - IBM Director Strategy and Marketing Database Software & System - about growth strategies for Informix.

IBM Informix growth strategies – 3 Point growth plan

The Value of Benchmarks

Here is a nice review about the value of benchmarks and the Informix TPC-C benchmark performed by my namesake Eric Verceletto:

David Norfolk, Bloor: Benchmarks

However I would still like to see a TPC benchmark performed by IBM with Informix. They do it for DB2, why not for Informix ?

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

Title: Performance on BI/data warehousing queries in Informix
Date: Thursday, June the 28th, 2012
Time: 10:30 AM - 12:00 PM (Central Time), 16:30h Germany
Presented By: Veronica Gomes - Software IT Specialist (IBM)
Registration: Performance on BI/data warehousing queries in Informix

Description:

 
This session will explore how to take advantage of features, practices and tricks in 
Informix 11.70, to provide the best performance for Business Intelligence / 

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?

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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. 
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