Informix System Administration Course

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Course Overview

This course is intended for Informix Dynamic Server and Informix Dynamic Server.2000 system administrators. Delegates will learn how to configure, initialize and administer one or more database servers, configure and test client connectivity and manage memory and disk usage.


An understanding of the UNIX operating system and the vi editor (basic commands only). A knowledge of relational database design and Informix SQL to the levels covered in the Relational Database Design and Informix SQL Part 1 courses respectively. Experience of UNIX administration would also be beneficial.

Topics covered

System architecture and configuration

Mode management

Monitoring utilities

Disk architecture and management

Server operations: caching, checkpoints

Fault tolerance

Log management

Indexing, sorting, and temporary tables

Parallel Data Query (PDQ)

Event alarms

Overview of the Exchange 2000 Design Process

Backup and restore process

Designing Active Directory for Exchange 2000

The Ontape utility

Introduction to ON-Bar

Designing an Exchange 2000 Administrative Model

Course ID: PTR19