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IBM Informix 11.7 Database Administration

  • Course Code IX222G
  • Duration 4 days

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Course Delivery

This course is available in the following formats:

  • Company Event

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  • Elearning (Self-paced)

    Self paced electronic learning

  • Public Classroom

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  • Virtual Learning

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Course Overview

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In this course, students will learn the basic concepts of data management within Informix. They will learn how to determine correct data types; how to create, manage, and maintain tables and indexes; how the Informix optimizer works; how to manage data; and how to use the SET EXPLAIN feature to determine query effectiveness.

Course Schedule

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Target Audience

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This course is designed for Informix Administrators, Database Administrators, and Application Developers.

Course Objectives

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  • Select the Informix data types appropriate for storing your data
  • Create and maintain databases, tables, and indexes
  • Estimate size and extent requirements for tables and indexes
  • Create index strategies to improve performance
  • Create and maintain table and index partitioning (fragmentation)
  • Implement referential and entity integrity
  • Manage database and table modes
  • Manage violations logging
  • Describe how the optimizer builds an optimal query plan
  • Use the SET EXPLAIN feature to capture optimizer query plans
  • Use directives and environment variables to influence the optimizer
  • Optimize the query plan using UPDATE STATISTICS
  • Manage end-user concurrency
  • Use permissions and roles to manage data security
  • Create and use views
  • Manage smart large objects
  • Create and manage triggers

Course Content

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  • Introduction to Informix Terminology
  • Informix Data Types
  • Creating Databases and Tables
  • Altering and Deleting Databases and Tables
  • Create, Alter, and Drop Indexes
  • Managing and Maintaining Indexes
  • Table and Index Partitioning
  • Maintaining Table and Index Partitioning
  • Cost-based Query Optimizer
  • Updating Statistics and Data Distributions
  • Managing the Optimizer
  • Referential and Entity Integrity
  • Managing Constraints
  • Modes and Violation Detection
  • Concurrency Control
  • Data Security
  • Views
  • Introduction to Stored Procedures
  • Triggers

Course Prerequisites

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The student should have a working knowledge of Structured Query Language (SQL).