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cdr check correction




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Correction
to the cdr check
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Identifying the Server Type

Identifying the Server Type

Identifying the Server type


With introduction of SDS and RSS, one can have a complex topology of IDS cluster. The DBA's scripts as well as applications need find out whether the server is stand-alone, Primary or Secondary. That makes it important to understand the programmatic interfaces available to find type of server being accessed.

Following are the ways to check the type of the server :

Administrative Utilities

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DDRBLOCK

DDRBLOCK

DDRBLOCK


It sometimes happens that quite useful fixes and enhancements make it into a release but remain little-known. A few such fixes and enhancements made it into the 11.10xC2 server; together, these enhancements make the management of the CDR_QDATA_SBSPACE configuration and of DDRBLOCK mode much easier and more tenable than in the past.

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An Always-On HDR



An Always-On HDR

An Always-On HDR
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Catching and Cleaning



Catching and Cleaning a Grouper

Getting Info about the Grouper


Now that we know about the grouper in general, let's look at how we can get specific information about what it's doing.

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IDS 11 Developer Edition: Available

IDS 11 Developer Edition is already available for download from:

http://www.ibm.com/software/data/informix/downloads.html

Choose "Informix Dynamic Server Enterprise Edition Trials" and then choose the right download for your needs.
This version has no time limit. Only a few restrictions like maximum storage, memory and sessions. At the time of writing the file sizes are wrong (expressed in KB and not in MB) and there are possibly a few ports still unavailable.

Regards.

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Fishing Arround




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Grouper





Grouper Threads

Phases of the
Grouper Evaluator

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Evento com Informix 11: 14 de Novembro no IBM Forum Lisboa

As you may have noticed in the post title, this article will not be written in English due to it's local nature. It's about an IDS 11 event that IBM will promote in Lisbon.

A IBM Portugal está a organizar um evento sobre Information Management a realizar no próximo dia 14 de Novembro no IBM Forum Lisboa. Este evento contará entre outras sessões com uma inteiramente dedicada à versão 11 do IBM Informix Dynamic Server lançado (como 'Cheetah') em Julho passado.

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New Informix related software

IBM took the opportunity of having lots of customers and partners in the Information On Demand (IOD) conference in Las Vegas to make some important software announcements related to Informix:

  • IDS 11 Developer Edition
    This will be an IDS release, oriented for software developers and with a few limitations.
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Informix user authentication: PAM for the rescue (part 1)

Traditionally IDS authentication relyied only on the base OS. This approach has a few advantages, like simplicity and security, but currently can be considered too limited.

In todays environment most customers prefer to have a centralized user management facility, normally an LDAP server or an Active Directory server.