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A little while ago I was forced to look into detail into the memory usage of one of the production instances I look after. Specifically the problem was that the instance was allocating extra virtual segments to itself (via the SHMADD process) but it was a surprise because memory usage on this instance was being monitored and it clearly showed that memory usage was normal and well below the initial segment size.
Der 64. Workshop der deutschen Informix User Group findet am Donnerstag, den 21.11.2013 in Wiesbaden statt. Am Vorabend (Mittwoch) findet der traditionelle IUG Stammtisch statt.
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While the conference is not over, there have been some great things that I have seen and heard at the conference. First there is a vendor, shaspa, who is displaying the full enterprises edition of Informix running on a computer (ARMv7) that will fit in your pocket. Then I attend the Paddy Power (an online gaming company in Ireland) who explained their environment and how they achieved 2 million transaction a second on a single AIX P series computer also on the Informix Enterprise edition. Is this not scalability?
When you have BI tool which generate reports based on nested views, many columns may get selected every level. Since each view is created with large number of columns, top level query may not use all columns from nested views. Informix server can create a temporary table for processing complex view. View with large number of columns has impact on processing materialized temporary table. Performance degradation will be higher with large number of materialized temporary tables at each nested level.
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If you're interested in Informix and will be present at 2013 IBM IOD (Information On Demand) conference in Las Vegas, 3-7 November, you can find your complete list of Informix related sessions in this URL:
Yesterday, New England Systems held an event at the Capital Grille in NYC. I would encourage all customers to take advantage of these types of events to learn more about what Big Data Technology can do for you. If you had been there you would have heard how Major League Baseball is using IBM PureData System for Analytics to improve their game!
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