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Skillzcafe's IBM Informix Training is designed to equip you with the necessary skills and knowledge to become a proficient IBM Informix developer. With this course, you'll learn how to manage, administer, and develop applications on the IBM Informix database platform.

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Hands-on experience with real-world projects

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Comprehensive curriculum covering all aspects of IBM Informix

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Flexible learning options - online, offline, self-paced, and instructor-led<br /><br />

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IBM Informix architecture and installation


Database management, backup, and recovery


SQL and query optimization


Performance tuning and optimization


Security and access control

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  • Overview of IDS
  • IDS Terminology
  • IDS Architecture
  • IDS Storage Models
  • IDS Data Management

  • System requirements for IDS Installation
  • IDS Installation process
  • IDS Setup and Configuration
  • IDS Instance Creation

  • Managing Disk Space Overview
  • IDS File Systems and Logical Volumes
  • Allocating Disk Space
  • Freeing Up Disk Space
  • Verifying Disk Space Usage

  • Shared Memory Overview
  • Managing Shared Memory
  • Configuring Shared Memory
  • Tuning Shared Memory Performance

  • Message Log File Overview
  • Monitoring the Message Log File
  • Configuring Message Log File Settings
  • Troubleshooting IDS with the Message Log File

  • Configuration Parameter File Overview
  • Editing Configuration Parameters
  • Common Configuration Parameters
  • Configuring IDS Instances

  • SMI Tables Overview
  • SMI Table Types
  • SMI Table Maintenance
  • SMI Table Troubleshooting

  • Overview of IDS Monitoring Tools
  • IDS Monitoring Architecture
  • Using Onstat and Oncheck Utilities
  • Monitoring with Visual Explain
  • Troubleshooting with the Event Log

  • Backup Overview
  • Data and Logical Log Backup Methods
  • Onbar Backup and Recovery Utility
  • Ontape Backup and Recovery Utility

  • Data Migration Overview
  • IDS Data Migration Methods
  • Using DB-Access for Data Migration
  • Troubleshooting Data Migration

  • Checkpoint Overview
  • Checkpoint Types
  • Configuring Checkpoint Settings
  • Troubleshooting Checkpoints

  • Finder Utility Overview
  • Using Finder Utility to Search IDS
  • Finder Utility Configuration
  • Troubleshooting with Finder Utility

  • Update Statistics Overview
  • Updating Statistics on IDS Tables
  • Configuring Update Statistics Settings
  • Troubleshooting Update Statistics

  • Set Explain Overview
  • Using Set Explain to Analyze Queries
  • Configuring Set Explain Settings
  • Troubleshooting with Set Explain

  • Database Logging Overview
  • IDS Logging Types
  • Configuring Logging Settings
  • Troubleshooting Logging Issues

  • Lock Management Overview
  • IDS Lock Types
  • Configuring Lock Settings
  • Troubleshooting Lock Issues

  • Session Management Overview
  • Managing IDS Sessions
  • Configuring Session Settings
  • Troubleshooting Session Issues

  • IDS Isolation Levels Overview
  • Types of Isolation Levels
  • Configuring Isolation Levels
  • Troubleshooting Isolation Level Issues

  • IDS Data Types Overview
  • IDS Data Type Categories
  • Configuring Data Types
  • Troubleshooting Data Type Issues

  • Creating Databases and Tables Overview
  • Using SQL to Create Databases and Tables
  • Configuring Database and Table Settings
  • Troubleshooting Database and Table Creation Issues

  • Altering databases
  • Renaming databases
  • Deleting databases
  • Altering tables
  • Renaming tables
  • Deleting tables

  • Creating indexes
  • Altering indexes
  • Dropping indexes

  • Reorganizing indexes
  • Rebuilding indexes
  • Updating statistics for indexes
  • Checking index fragmentation
  • Monitoring index usage

  • Understanding table and index partitioning
  • Creating partitioned tables and indexes
  • Splitting and merging partitions
  • Switching partitions

  • Backing up indexes
  • Restoring indexes
  • Recovering corrupted indexes

  • User management
  • Granting and revoking permissions
  • Auditing user actions
  • Enforcing security policies

  • Creating views
  • Modifying views
  • Dropping views
  • Using views in queries

  • Creating stored procedures
  • Modifying stored procedures
  • Executing stored procedures
  • Dropping stored procedures

  • Creating triggers
  • Modifying triggers
  • Dropping triggers
  • Trigger types (DML triggers, DDL triggers, logon triggers)
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Target Audience:

  • Database Administrators
  • Software Developers
  • System Administrators
  • IT professionals seeking to enhance their skills in IBM Informix
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  • Basic knowledge of databases and SQL
  • Familiarity with any programming language
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Benefits of the course:

  • Gain in-demand skills in IBM Informix
  • Increase your job prospects and earning potential
  • Access to real-world projects for practical experience
  • Learn from industry experts with years of experience
  • Industry-recognized certification upon completion
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Exam details to pass the course:

  • Exam duration: 2 hours
  • Exam format: Multiple choice questions
  • Passing score: 70%
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Certification path:

  • IBM Certified Database Associate - Informix 12.10 Fundamentals
  • IBM Certified Database Administrator - Informix 12.10
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Career options after doing the course:

  • IBM Informix Developer
  • IBM Informix Administrator
  • Database Administrator
  • Software Developer
  • IT Consultant

Why should you take this course from Skillzcafe:

Why should you take this course from Skillzcafe:
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  • Bullet Icon Hands-on experience with real-world projects
  • Bullet Icon Comprehensive curriculum covering all aspects of IBM Informix
  • Bullet Icon Flexible learning options to fit your schedule
  • Bullet Icon Industry-recognized certification upon completion


Yes, this course is suitable for beginners as well as experienced professionals.

Basic knowledge of databases and SQL is recommended, but not mandatory.

The course is offered in online, offline, self-paced, and instructor-led formats.

Yes, upon completion of the course, you'll receive an industry-recognized certification.

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