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IBM Informix: Integration Through Data Federation

IBM Informix: Integration Through Data Federation

By: Chuck Ballard; Nigel Davies; Marcelo Gavazzi; Jochen Stephani; Martin Lurie

Publisher: IBM Redbooks

Publication Date: 08-SEP-2003

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This IBM Redbooks publication describes how to create and implement a federated data management environment. That environment can enable access to, and use of, multiple heterogeneous data sources as if they were all resident in the same data management system. We use Informix Dynamic Server (IDS) and DB2 as the primary data sources, along with Informix Extended Parallel Server (XPS), Red Brick Warehouse, Oracle9i, and Microsoft Excel as data sources. We also use data management tools, such as IBM DB2 Information Integrator and Informix Enterprise Gateway Manager, to provide the data...

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Solving Business Problems with Informix TimeSeries

Solving Business Problems with Informix TimeSeries

By: Vaibhav S Dantale; Tony Hays; Anup Nair; Jacques Roy

Publisher: IBM Redbooks

Publication Date: 21-SEP-2012

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The world is becoming more and more instrumented, interconnected, and intelligent in what IBM® terms a smarter planet, with more and more data being collected for analysis. In trade magazines, this trend is called big data. As part of this trend, the following types of time-based information are collected: Large data centers support a corporation or provide cloud services. These data centers need to collect temperature, humidity, and other types of information over time to optimize energy usage. Utility meters (referred to as smart meters) allow utility companies to...

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Database Strategies: Using Informix XPS and DB2 Universal Database

Database Strategies: Using Informix XPS and DB2 Universal Database

By: Chuck Ballard; Weiren Ding; Carlton Doe; Glen Mules; Rajamani Muralidharan; Santosh Sajip; Nora Sokolof; Andreas Weininger

Publisher: IBM Redbooks

Publication Date: 26-JUL-2005

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The acquisition of Informix by IBM has provided the opportunity for Informix customers to consider new alternatives to further enrich their data management systems infrastructure. They can now more easily take advantage of available products, services, and capabilities as they grow and change. This IBM Redbooks publication focuses on strategies, techniques, capabilities, and considerations for using Informix Extended Parallel Server (XPS) and DB2 Universal Database (UDB). It provides detailed discussions and data to give a good understanding of the two products, their capabilities, and...

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Transitioning: Informix 4GL to Enterprise Generation Language (EGL)

Transitioning: Informix 4GL to Enterprise Generation Language (EGL)

By: Chuck Ballard; Vlaunir Da Silva; Daniel M. Farrell; Alexander Koerner; Jonathan Sayles

Publisher: IBM Redbooks

Publication Date: 22-JUL-2005

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In this IBM Redbooks publication, we describe how Informix customers can upgrade their 4GL application development environment to the Rational Software Development platform, and, more specifically, transition to the Rational Enterprise Generation Language (EGL). EGL provides just the right balance of simplicity and flexibility, and enables application developers to focus on solving business problems rather than expending time and energy on technology. For example, Informix 4GL developers who are unfamiliar with Java can use EGL to quickly build data-driven Web applications and business...

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Informix Dynamic Server V10 . . . Extended Functionality for Modern Business

Informix Dynamic Server V10 . . . Extended Functionality for Modern Business

By: Chuck Ballard; Carlton Doe; Alexander Koerner; Anup Nair; Jacques Roy; Dick Snoke; Ravi ViJay

Publisher: IBM Redbooks

Publication Date: 18-DEC-2006

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This IBM Redbooks publication provides an overview of the Informix Dynamic Server (IDS), Version 10. IDS provides the reliability, flexibility, and ease of maintenance that can enable you to adapt to new customer requirements. It is well known for its blazing online transaction processing (OLTP) performance, legendary reliability, and nearly hands-free administration for businesses of all sizes--all while simplifying and automating enterprise database deployment.Version 10 offers significant improvements in performance, availability, security, and manageability, including...

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Informix Dynamic Server V10: Superior Data Replication for Availability and Distribution

Informix Dynamic Server V10: Superior Data Replication for Availability and Distribution

By: Chuck Ballard; Carlton Doe; Ajay Gupta; Michael Lee; Dick Snoke

Publisher: IBM Redbooks

Publication Date: 20-APR-2007

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This book provides an overview of the high availability and enterprise replication features of Informix Dynamic Server (IDS) Version 10, which can simplify and automate enterprise database deployment. Version 10 offers patent-pending technology that virtually eliminates downtime and automates many of the tasks associated with deploying mission-critical enterprise systems. The high availability capability can reduce or eliminate costly downtime through, as examples, the introduction of online index rebuild, the capability to create and drop indexes online without locking tables, and...

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IBM Informix Developer's Handbook

IBM Informix Developer's Handbook

By: Whei-Jen Chen; Krishna Doddi; Manoj Ghogale; David Jay; Javier Sagrera

Publisher: IBM Redbooks

Publication Date: 04-OCT-2010

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IBM® Informix® is a low-administration, easy-to-use, and embeddable database that is ideal for application development. It supports a wide range of development platforms, such as Java™, .NET, PHP, and web services, enabling developers to build database applications in the language of their choice. Informix is designed to handle RDBMS data and XML without modification and can be extended easily to handle new data sets. This IBM Redbooks® publication provides fundamentals of Informix application development. It covers the Informix Client installation and configuration for application...

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Data Warehousing with the Informix Dynamic Server

Data Warehousing with the Informix Dynamic Server

By: Chuck Ballard; Veronica Gomes; Gregory Hilz; Manjula Panthagani; Claus Samuelsen

Publisher: IBM Redbooks

Publication Date: 10-DEC-2009

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The IBM Informix® Dynamic Server (IDS) has the tools to build a powerful data warehouse infrastructure platform to lower costs and increase profits by doing more with your existing operational data and infrastructure. The Informix Warehouse Feature simplifies the process for design and deployment of a high performance data warehouse. With a state-of-the-art extract, load, and transform (ELT) tool and an Eclipse-based GUI environment that is easy to use, this comprehensive platform provides the foundation you need to cost effectively build and deploy the data warehousing infrastructure, using...

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Embedding Informix Dynamic Server: An Introduction

Embedding Informix Dynamic Server: An Introduction

By: Chuck Ballard; Oluwatosin Ajayi; Guy Bowerman; Alexander Koerner; Jacques Roy; Dick Snoke

Publisher: IBM Redbooks

Publication Date: 16-MAR-2009

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In this IBM Redbooks publication we discuss and describe the capabilities for embedding IDS into applications and software. We introduce the technological architecture, and describe several of the functions and features that support IDS as a robust and powerful embeddable DBMS. Many of these features are unique in the industry today, enabling clients to create a business advantage. The Informix Dynamic Server can support the requirements of an embeddable DBMS, and is doing so for many companies today. The low administration requirements of IDS enable clients to deploy thousands of...

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Security and Compliance Solutions for IBM Informix Dynamic Server

Security and Compliance Solutions for IBM Informix Dynamic Server

By: Whei-Jen Chen; Holger Kirstein; Ravi Pachipala; Vaibhav S Dantale

Publisher: IBM Redbooks

Publication Date: 07-MAR-2008

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In this IBM Redbooks publication, we discuss, in detail, the security features available in IBM Informix Database Server (IDS). These enriched IDS security features provide you with the capability to protect your data and comply with regulatory requirements. We discuss how IDS integrates with operating system security functions for user authentication and user permissions. The role separation divides the security duty among administrators. Auditing enables the database server to log sensitive operations performed by users and administrators for analysis and identifying...