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fnunes's picture

11.50.xC3: another pack of features...

IBM has just made available IDS 11.50.xC3. Traditionally, fix packs include bug fixes and eventually some minor improvements. I believe the concept of "minor" may have to be revised when it comes to IDS fix packs. Let's see what the good fellows of R&D decided to put into this release:

  • MAX OS X improvements:
    • Silent installation
    • Ability to create Data Source Names (DSN)
  • Enterprise Replication improvements:
    • Dynamically change Enterprise Replication (ER) configuration parameters in the Onconfig file

jroy's picture

IOD report #4

Cows can detect odors up to 5 miles away.

You can learn all sorts of interesting facts at IOD...

I went to a presentation titled: "Taking replication to the terabyte level at Fonterra". They are a dairy company that exports milk to more than 140 countries and territories worldwide. They recently completed a project with the help of the oninit IBM Informix partner.

swheeler's picture

More IOD pics

This time, they're from Terri Gerber.

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Getting DBD::Informix to work on Mac OS X

Courtesy of Clive Eisen at Hildebrand:

#First download perl source - I used 5.10.0

#untar or unzip as required

#cd into the perlsourcedir/hints and

rm -f darwin.sh

#then

rsync rsync://ftp.linux.activestate.com/perl-current/hints/darwin.sh .

#This gets the bleeding edge darwin hints file that finally supports a

64 bit build on OSX

cd ..

./Configure -Dcc='cc -m64' -Duse64bitall -des

make && make test && make install









swheeler's picture

Getting DBD::Informix to work on Mac OS X

Courtesy of Clive Eisen at Hildebrand:

#First download perl source - I used 5.10.0#untar or unzip as required#cd into the perlsourcedir/hints andrm -f darwin.sh#thenrsync rsync://ftp.linux.activestate.com/perl-current/hints/darwin.sh .#This gets the bleeding edge darwin hints file that finally supports a 64 bit build on OSXcd .../Configure -Dcc='cc -m64' -Duse64bitall -desmake && make test && make install

#Now you have a 64bit perl in /usr/local/bin that you can link with the 64bit SDK

#Only other thing to note is that on O





swheeler's picture

Getting DBD::Informix to work on Mac OS X

Courtesy of Clive Eisen at Hildebrand:

#First download perl source - I used 5.10.0
#untar or unzip as required
#cd into the perlsourcedir/hints and
rm -f darwin.sh
#then
rsync rsync://ftp.linux.activestate.com/perl-current/hints/darwin.sh .
#This gets the bleeding edge darwin hints file that finally supports a
64 bit build on OSX
cd ..
./Configure -Dcc='cc -m64' -Duse64bitall -des
make && make test && make install

swheeler's picture

An even better way of setting up the Connection Manager

Eric Herber says the documented approach is sub-optimal and suggests a better way of setting things up.

jroy's picture

IOD report #3

Another day at IOD.

I did not mention Jerry Keesee's roadmap presentation from yesterday. Praising his presentation seems too self serving :-)

fnunes's picture

Encryption: All your (data) base are NOT belong to us!

If you were growing up during the personal computer boom you may notice that the title of this post is a joke with another joke. For details on that check the Wikipedia or the flash animation.

jroy's picture

IOD report #2

Another day at IOD. A lot is happening

Fro one thing, the energy level from the Informix IBM people, customers and partners is palpable! Everybody is excited about the product and how it is doing.

As far as sessions, I had a problem: I could not attend two sessions at once. Here's a quick summary of one I attended: