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Embedding IBM Informix

Embedding IBM Informix

By: Whei-Jen Chen; Oluwatosin Ajayi; Mirav Kapadia; Alexander Koerner; Jacques Roy; Dick Snoke

Publisher: IBM Redbooks

Publication Date: 17-FEB-2011

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In this IBM® Redbooks® publication, we discuss and describe the capabilities for embedding Informix® into applications and software. We introduce the technological architecture and describe several of the functions and features that support Informix 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 database server can support the requirements of an embeddable DBMS, and is doing so for many companies today. The low administration requirements of the Informix database server...

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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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Informix Dynamic Server 11: Advanced Functionality for Modern Business

Informix Dynamic Server 11: Advanced Functionality for Modern Business

By: Chuck Ballard; Carlton Doe; Ajay Gupta; Randy House; Alexander Koerner; Vijay Lolabattu; Keshava Murthy; Jacques Roy; Karl Schimmel; Richard Snoke

Publisher: IBM Redbooks

Publication Date: 04-SEP-2007

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In this IBM Redbooks publication, we provide an overview of Informix Dynamic Server (IDS) 11. IDS is designed to help businesses leverage their existing information assets as they move into an on demand business environment. Requirements here call for a flexible data server that can accommodate growth, in applications, data volume, and numbers of users. And it offers the capability to minimize downtime and to provide the high availability required today. A new suite of business availability functionality provides greater flexibility and performance, automated statistical and performance...

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IBM Informix Flexible Grid: Extending Data Availability

IBM Informix Flexible Grid: Extending Data Availability

By: Whei-Jen Chen; Venkatesh Gopal; Holger Kirstein; Madison Pruet; Nilesh Ozarkar; Ammu Soni; Amit Vashishtha

Publisher: IBM Redbooks

Publication Date: 23-JUN-2011

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In this IBM® Redbooks® publication, we focus on, and provide an overview of, the high availability and Enterprise Replication features of IBM Informix® 11.70. Informix provides solutions for making data highly available in the MACH11 cluster. The components of the MACH11 cluster include High Availability Data Replication (HDR), Shared Disk Secondary (SDS), and Remote Secondary Standby (RSS) servers. Enterprise Replication (ER) provides a means of selectively replicating data between systems in near real time. The Informix Flexible Grid eliminates the administrative complexity of ER. Flexible...

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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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Migrating from Microsoft SQL Server to IBM Informix

Migrating from Microsoft SQL Server to IBM Informix

By: Whei-Jen Chen; Chee Fong Koh; Deen Murad; Holger Kirstein; Rakeshkumar Naik

Publisher: IBM Redbooks

Publication Date: 22-JUL-2010

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In this IBM® Redbooks® publication, we discuss considerations, and describe a methodology, for transitioning from Microsoft® SQL Server 2008 to the Informix® Dynamic Server. We focus on the topic areas of data, applications, and administration, providing information about the differences in features and functionality, including the data types, data manipulation language, data definition language, and stored procedures. Understanding the features and functionality of the two products assists you in developing a migration plan. We provide a conversion methodology and discuss the processes for...

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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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Informix Dynamic Server 11: Extending Availability and Replication

Informix Dynamic Server 11: Extending Availability and Replication

By: Chuck Ballard; Joseph Baric; Ajay Gupta; Holger Kirstein; Rajesh Naicken; Nilesh Ozarkar

Publisher: IBM Redbooks

Publication Date: 24-JUN-2008

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In this IBM® Redbooks® publication, we provide an overview of the high availability and enterprise replication features of the Informix® Dynamic Server (IDS) Version 11, which can simplify and automate enterprise database deployment. Version 11 has 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, for example, through online index rebuild and point-in-time table level restore. Enhanced enterprise...

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Customizing the Informix Dynamic Server for Your Environment

Customizing the Informix Dynamic Server for Your Environment

By: Chuck Ballard; Jacques Roy; Rosario Annino; Alan Caldera; Sergio Dias; Vinayak Shenoi; Santosh Sajip; Robert Uleman; Suma Vinod

Publisher: IBM Redbooks

Publication Date: 11-JUN-2008

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In this IBM® Redbooks® publication, we provide an overview of some of the capabilities of version 11 of the IBM Informix® Dynamic Server (IDS), referred to as IDS 11, that enable it to be easily customized for your particular environment. Although many capabilities are available, the focus of this book is on the areas of ease of administration and application development. We describe and demonstrate these capabilities with examples to show how it can be done and provide a model as you begin your customization. IDS 11 provides nearly hands-free administration to businesses of all sizes. It...

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Informix® Handbook, The

Informix® Handbook, The

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Publisher: Prentice Hall

Publication Date: 14-AUG-2000

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From the Foreword "I think that this is the one book that you should have on your shelf to help you excel in your Informix work, and I highly recommend it." Dr. Michael Stonebraker Vice President and Informix CTO The all-in-one reference for Informix administrators, developers, and DBAs. The Informix Handbook is the most comprehensive Informix desktop reference ever published. No matter what platform or version of Informix you use, here are the complete, results-focused answers you'd have to search through piles of documentation for—if you could find them at all! Whether you're...

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Informix DBA Survival Guide, Second Edition

Informix DBA Survival Guide, Second Edition

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Publisher: Prentice Hall

Publication Date: 23-DEC-1998

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7962C-5 If Informix is your database engine, this is your engine manual! There's practically no Informix problem you can't solve if you're willing to get "under the hood" and get dirty! That's the philosophy behind Informix Database Administrator's Survival Guide-and it's why the first edition became a worldwide Informix best-seller! Now, there's an all-new Second Edition, completely updated to reflect the new Informix 7 database engine. Better than ever, it contains over 150 pages of totally new debugging help-covering the Informix-Dynamic Server and Informix-Online database...