Informix and SELinux Part.3

This post shows a basic SELinux implementation for oninit. It’s working but not a complete-final implementation. There will be a next post in last quarter of 2022 with complete implementation rules. Let`s get hands dirty in this post. We’re going to create an Informix SELinux policy and put Informix oninit under SELinux control. You will… Continue reading Informix and SELinux Part.3

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What is new in Informix 14.10.FC7 by Carlton Doe, IBM

Title: What is new in Informix 14.10.FC7 by Carlton Doe, IBM Description: The Informix FC7 fix pack was released in late November 2021. While some of the features are documented, others aren’t. This session is a comprehensive review of all the new or changed functionality in this release. Carlton Doe, IBM, made this presentation to the… Continue reading What is new in Informix 14.10.FC7 by Carlton Doe, IBM

Informix 1410xC6 Deepdive Part by Carlton Doe

Part 1 – Informix 1410xC6 Deepdive Part 1 – Kernel, Enterprise Replication and SQL features by Carlton Doe IIUG/IBM xc6 Webcast Replay from June 22, 2021. A 90-minute in-depth session on Informix 1410xC6 Kernel, Enterprise Replication and SQL features by Carlton Doe, IBM. Watch the replay on YouTube here – https://youtu.be/XH7EJKtOhu0 Download the Presentation Slides here: Informix… Continue reading Informix 1410xC6 Deepdive Part by Carlton Doe

Informix Tech Talks: Three ways to capture data changes when they happen! by Art Kagel

  Informix Tech Talks: Three ways to capture data changes when they happen! by Art Kagel Date: Thursday, February 25, 2021, 2:00pm EST Title: Three ways to capture data changes when they happen! Description: Informix supports three technologies that we can use to capture changes to our data as they happen: – The Change Data… Continue reading Informix Tech Talks: Three ways to capture data changes when they happen! by Art Kagel

Informix and SElinux Part.2

This is the second post in my “Informix and SElinux” series, In Informix and SElinux Part.1 I focus on showing how security is addressed by different existing technologies and how this technologies helps us to keep our systems hard to be cracked. What’s SELinux and how it works SELinux, is a project that was created… Continue reading Informix and SElinux Part.2

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Informix and SElinux Part.1

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 happen,… Continue reading Informix and SElinux Part.1

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Informix 1410xc4w1 Rocks! New great top feature available

After the 14.10.xC4 embargo, finally, Informix Dynamic Server 14.10.xC4W1 has been released. This new version includes tons of bug fixes as usual. You can check the list of the customer reported bugs fixed at: https://www.ibm.com/support/pages/fix-list-informix-server-1410xc4w1-releases But this blog is not about bug fixes. Let me talk about a new great feature introduced in xC4W1: The… Continue reading Informix 1410xc4w1 Rocks! New great top feature available

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IBM Informix and HCL partnership description

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… Continue reading IBM Informix and HCL partnership description

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Compare the IBM Informix v.14.10 editions

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: May 5, 2022 An updated (May 5, 2022) PDF copy may be downloaded from here. The comparison table in spreadsheet form is available here. For an archived… Continue reading Compare the IBM Informix v.14.10 editions

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PHP Informix Driver in RHEL 8

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 from a… Continue reading PHP Informix Driver in RHEL 8

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Free Database Download-Informix

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 is a… Continue reading Free Database Download-Informix

Video on how to use the new 14.10 installer

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 one binary… Continue reading Video on how to use the new 14.10 installer

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It’s all About the Latch

Norfolk Door Latch, courtesy of Morris L. Hallowell IV - http://www.hallowellco.com/iron%20door%20and%20cabinet%20hardware.htm.

Recently a user posted a question to the IIUG Forums that I’ll paraphrase and explain here because I think that this is a subject that is generally not well understood: “I have an application that runs multiple sessions that each insert staging rows into a driver table, update the rows, use that data to perform… Continue reading It’s all About the Latch