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Archive - Apr 2011
Draft version of Informix Flexible Grid: Extending Data Availability made available at redbooks.ibm.com.
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Close your eyes and think of the food served at the last conference you attended.
Did you relive nightmares of imitation gruel and grade D meat? You probably did. This is because for most conferences the food is an after thought, an added expense, something that just needs to be dealt with because people have to eat.
I've been talking a pretty big game about Innovator-C and how you can use it in production even though some Growth Edition and Ultimate Edition features are not available and the amount of memory and CPUs you can use are limited.
2 weeks ago that talk stopped being just talk and became reality as we turned up our first Innovator-C HDR pair of production database engines.
There was a recent InformationWeek webcast sponsored by IBM on the topic of
On May 2nd, we have a Arizona Informix user group meeting. Mahesh, Madison and I will be talking and demoing at the event.
We're in conference room 539, 2929 N. Central Ave, Phoenix, AZ 85012
Here's the agenda:
12:30 - 1:00 Lunch
1:00 - 1:30 Roadmap + future directions. Mahesh dashora, Senior Manager, IBM Informix Development
1:30 - 2:30 Informix Ultimate Warehouse + IWA + IWA Demo. Keshav Murthy. STSM, Informix Development
2:30 - 4:00 Flexible Grid Madison Pruet. STSM, Informix Development.
4.00+ Q&A, Networking.
Spending most of my day, as I do, working for the beast (Oracle), it’s not so often I get chance to do any decent Informix work, let alone a bit of coding. So today I spotted an opportunity to brush up on my SPL skills after coming across this error:
892: Cannot disable object (informix.mytableuk01) due to other active objects using it.
As the system was in single user mode at the time because I was doing some maintenance work, this seemed rather puzzling.
The offending code was:
To celebrate the CHANGING of The Guard with Anita McKeithen from IBM taking over the CHAT WITH THE LABS, the IIUG is going to give away ONE full conference pass INCLUDING a Full Day of Tutorials at its annual conference, more than a $1000 value to one lucky attendee of the first CHAT with the LABS that Anita is hosting, this Thursday April 21, 2011. For details about the IIUG conference May 15 - 18, 2011 in Overland Park (KC area), KS, USA visit http://www.iiug.org/conf