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INFORMIXDIR and files configuration / INFORMIXDIR e configuração de ficheiros

Setting up INFORMIXDIR and instance files, specially in a cluster configuration (original version here: http://informix-technology.blogspot.com/2016/11/informixdir-and-files-configuration.html)

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Buffer waits

Is it really a year since I last wrote a blog post? It does mean I have had time to think of a few topics to write about.

Recently a desk visitor came to me at work about a performance issue. From what he said I got the impression that he thought that DBAs spend most of their time tuning SQL queries, something I spent little time on during a typical day, perhaps one of the advantages of working on a mature system.

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ixtempuse news / novidades sobre o ixtempuse

Some slight changes in ixtempuse script (original version here: http://informix-technology.blogspot.com/2016/10/ixtempuse-news-novidades-sobre-o.html)

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Cloud replay and more... / Apresentação da cloud e mais...

Review the Informix on cloud presentation, announcement, tips and something more (original version here: http://informix-technology.blogspot.com/2016/09/cloud-replay-and-more-apresentacao-da.html)

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Last Monday we had the webcast about the new Informix on Cloud offering. For those who couldn't attend the live conference, the webcast replay is available in the following address:

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Sysadmin during upgrades / Sysadmin durante upgrades

Curious situation related to sysadmin during an upgrade (original version here: http://informix-technology.blogspot.com/2016/09/sysadmin-during-upgrades-sysadmin.html)

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Recently at a customer we were testing an upgrade from 11.50.xC7 to 12.10.xC7W1 and it apparently hanged. That's not what you like to see during an upgrade, even in a test environment.

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Temporary space usage / Uso de espaço temporário

How do you find which sessions are consuming temporary space? (original version here: http://informix-technology.blogspot.com/2016/09/temporary-space-usage-uso-de-espaco.html)

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Informix on Cloud / Informix na núvem

Informix on Cloud offer webcast. Learn all you need to know about this new option (original version here: http://informix-technology.blogspot.com/2016/09/informix-on-cloud-informix-na-nuvem.html)

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Issues on 12.10.FC6 x86_64 / Problemas com a 12.10.FC6 em x86_64

Significant issues with version 12.10.FC6 on Linux 64 bits (original version here: http://informix-technology.blogspot.com/2016/09/issues-on-1210fc6-x8664-problemas-com.html)

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IBM has recently issued an alert about a serious issue with version 12.10.FC6 on Linux 64 bits platforms.

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IXLocks OAT Plugin 2.0.4

New version of my IXLocks Open Admin Tool plugin (original version http://informix-technology.blogspot.com/2016/08/ixlocks-oat-plugin.html)

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I've uploaded a new version of the IXLocks plugin to GitHub. There is nothing really new in this version, except a fix for a problem that prevent it to work with recent versions of Open Admin Tool.

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Audience Participation! Benchmark Edition

My company recently purchased new servers with dedicated storage, and any time this happens (and I have the luxury of time to do it), I take the opportunity to re-test my old assumptions concerning what storage configuration(s) work best.  The tests are ongoing, and will be for several days now, but I thought it would be fun to ask you all to guess what you think the results will be.*

First, the storage array details: