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Upgrading to IBM IDS Version 10 in a Data Warehouse Environment (N13)

Topic: Informix

Subtopic: 2007

DATE: 2007-5-10 (10:40 AM - 11:40 AM)
SPEAKERS: Kevin Fennimore (UCI Consulting, Inc.)

IBM Informix Dynamic Server version 10 provides a lot of new features that are helpful to a data warehouse. Features such as configurable page size, large chunks and fragmentation within the same dbspace provide enhanced performance and maintenance capabilities. This presentation discusses the process of upgrading to version 10 and how to take advantage of these new features.

EXP. LEVEL: Beginner,Intermediate,Advanced


Steps for upgrading

Using the large chunk sizes (i.e., greater than 2 GIG)

Configurable page sizes - What are they and how can they help?

Multiple fragments in on dbspace - How do you do it and why?

Lessons Learned - Improvements that have been made with the upgrade and problems encountered

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