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Security has always been a trending topic for an IT manager, but after latest ransomware episodes we’ve seen in Garmin©, MAPFRE© and others, all technology managers become more scared and faced security as a real problem for everyone. Remember, a security breach is like a fire in your house: nobody thinks that it can…(Read More)

Following my blog series about how to create systemd services related to Informix, I’m going to use this post to summarize examples about how to create systemd units for all the Informix services. Systemd is the “not so new” init process used for the main Linux Operating Systems like, Red Hat, CentOS, Fedora, Ubuntu…(Read More)

The following document was published by IBM on March 12, 2020. It describes the relationship and responsibilities between IBM and HCL regarding the IBM Informix product family of products – its ongoing development, support, sales and so on. IBM Informix and HCL A Partnership for Growth and Innovation Building on a history of collaboration between…(Read More)

Learn the differences in features, functions, and pricing models across all IBM Informix v.14.10 editions Carlton Doe First published: December 2007 20th Edition, published: October 2019 Last updated: March 17, 2020 A PDF copy may be downloaded from here. The comparison table in spreadsheet form is available here. For an archived view of…(Read More)

This post could be also be named: “how to implement a LAIP stack in RHEL/CentOS 8”. LAIP stands for Linux, Apache, Informix and PHP but there are tons of documentation about how to install LAMP stack in RHEL and I want to focus in Informix implementation. Install LAMP stack I assume you’re starting…(Read More)

No one needs to ever use an open source database.  With Informix you can get a free download, and the best User group to help you use and support it.  The new out of the box configurations for version 14.10+ start up your instance with an excellent start up configuration. Informix Developer’s Edition…(Read More)

With the release of IBM Informix v.14.10, there is a significant change to how Informix is installed and migration occurs across different editions. Instead of separate binaries for each Informix edition, there is a single universal binary but edition specific license files which control which features are enabled. This allows customers to download…(Read More)

Something is changing in Informix! Informix managers are going for a different release model based on modern paradigm: “release faster, develop better”. This year 2016 we’ve seen two releases of Informix products: xC7 and xC8. And more is going on, Informix wants to go to a “continous release” model. We’ll see if this…(Read More)

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