WAIUG Meeting Aug 8th 2017

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Mark your calendars and join us for the next meeting of the  Washington  Area Informix Users Group (WAIUG).

Tuesday Aug 8th 2017, 8:30am – 1pm.

This meeting brings in a huge amount of current information from the president of the IIUG: Meet with the president of the IIUG, Stuart Litel, regarding the great news about the IBM and HCL partnership and the future of Informix. Also, join Nagaraju Inturi from IBM as he discusses one of the most requested topics, Enterprise Replication.

What HCL Brings to the Informix World – Stuart Litel
Stuart will discuss the recent changes to the Informix world with the involvement of HCL in the development and support of Informix. This is a bright time for Informix users and Stuart will be there to share information on the changes and answer any questions you may have.
 
Enterprise Replication – Nagaraju Inturi
Join Nagaraju for a technical discussion about Enterprise Replication in Informix. This will also include a discussion on the brand new Smart Triggers feature introduced in 12.1xc9

Don’t miss your opportunity to attend the Aug WAIUG and pick up some useful information that you can use to enhance your business.

Here are the usual details regarding our meeting…

Refreshments will be provided, starting with a light breakfast at 8:30 am.

Location:
IBM TEC Center
8401 Greensboro Drive, Suite 120
McLean, VA 22102

***Parking at the IBM TEC center parking garage costs $10.
– The Spring Hill Metro Station on the new Silver Line is 2 blocks away (about a 5-10 minute walk) from the IBM TEC center.

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We hope to see you August 8th.

WAIUG Meeting April 5-6 2017 – Informix Roadshow with Carlton Doe

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Save the date!  The IBM Informix Roadshow is coming to DC. Join the WAIUG at it for free, Apr 5-6 2017.

Carlton Doe, with IBM, is traveling through North America presenting his Informix Roadshow.  It just so happens he will be traveling to Washington D.C. about the same time we were planning our meeting. Join Carlton as he presents a deep dive into the features of Informix 12.10.xC6, xC7 and the newly released xC8.

There is also a second session on April 6th as part of the Roadshow event,  This session will focus in IoT infrastructure with an opportunity for some hands-on work.

For more information about either of these events and to register please use the following IBM developersWorks link:
http://ibm.co/2jIp64t

Don’t miss this opportunity to attend the April WAIUG with Carlton Doe as he shares the latest technologies being used to solve customer problems.

Refreshments will be provided both days, starting with a light breakfast at 8:30 am and lunch following the meeting.

Location:
IBM TEC Center
8401 Greensboro Drive, Suite 120
McLean, VA 22102

***Parking at the IBM TEC center parking garage costs $10.
– The Spring Hill Metro Station on the new Silver Line is 2 blocks away (about a 5-10 minute walk) from the IBM TEC center.

Registration for the roadshow:
https://www-01.ibm.com/events/swgeer/swgeer06.nsf/signin.xsp?open&seminar=kwoamoeagfn9f&lang=en&locale=en_US

Registration for the IoT hands-on session:
https://www-01.ibm.com/events/swgeer/swgeer06.nsf/signin.xsp?open&seminar=kwoamoeagfnbd&lang=en&locale=en_US

WAIUG Meeting Dec 1st 2016

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Save the date!  Mark your calendars and join us for the next meeting of the  Washington  Area Informix Users Group (WAIUG).

Thursday, Dec 1st 2016 from  8:30 am – Noon.

This meeting has two great topics presented by two of your favorite speakers: Lester Knutsen and Art Kagel:

The IIUG Repository and What You Can Find There
Art Kagel will discuss the  IIUG Repository and the utilities you can find there. He will also share information regarding his own utility repository and show you how to take advantage of what you find there.

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Using SQL to Generate SQL for Administrating an Informix Database Server
Join Lester Knutsen as he shares his tips and tricks for using SQL to generate SQL scripts and KSH scripts to perform certain repetitive DBA functions.  He will show examples of SQL scripts, generating scripts to grant or revoke privileges, alter table attributes table, replicate dbspace, chunk and server configuration setting.

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Informix In The Cloud
Shawn Moe and Nicholas Geib discuss the new Informix in the cloud offering. The presentation can be found at: http://waiug.org/wp-content/uploads/2016/12/2032-IBM-Informix-in-the-Cloud.pptx

Don’t miss your opportunity to attend the Dec WAIUG and pick up some useful information that you can use to enhance your business.

Here are the usual details regarding our meeting…

Refreshments will be provided, starting with a light breakfast at 8:00 am.

Location:
IBM TEC Center
8401 Greensboro Drive, Suite 120
McLean, VA 22102

***Parking at the IBM TEC center parking garage costs $10.
– The Spring Hill Metro Station on the new Silver Line is 2 blocks away (about a 5-10 minute walk) from the IBM TEC center.

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We hope to see you December 1st.

Save The Date – December 1st 2016

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Save the date!  Mark your calendars and join us for the next meeting of the  Washington Area Informix Users Group (WAIUG).

Thursday Dec 1st, 2016 from  8:30 am – Noon.

Topics will be announced soon.

Here are the usual details regarding our meeting…

Refreshments will be provided, starting with a light breakfast at 8:00 am, and lunch following the meeting.

Location:
IBM TEC Center
8401 Greensboro Drive, Suite 120
McLean, VA 22102

***Parking at the IBM TEC center parking garage costs $10.
– The Spring Hill Metro Station on the new Silver Line is 2 blocks away (about a 5-10 minute walk) from the IBM TEC center.

Next WAIUG Meeting Aug 2nd 2016

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Save the date!  Mark your calendars and join us for the next meeting of the  Washington Area Informix Users Group (WAIUG).

Tuesday, August 2, 2016 from  8:30 am – Noon.

Carlton Doe – Informix Sharding and NoSQL.
The session will provide a brief introduction to Informix’s sharding technology and how it can be used on native NoSQL collections as well as SQL tables. The impact sharding has on queries is explored and solutions presented. Although sharding is typically not needed within Informix for scalability and performance, it is included as part of the compatibility matrix with NoSQL engines, enabling applications to seamlessly transition from lower- functionality engines to Informix.

Carton Doe – Enterprise Replication
The session will be brand new material covering ER and Grid.

Here are the usual details regarding our meeting…

Refreshments will be provided, starting with a light breakfast at 8:00 am, and lunch following the meeting.

Location:
IBM TEC Center
8401 Greensboro Drive, Suite 120
McLean, VA 22102

***Parking at the IBM TEC center parking garage costs $10.
– The Spring Hill Metro Station on the new Silver Line is 2 blocks away (about a 5-10 minute walk) from the IBM TEC center.

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We hope to see you August 2.

Save the date! Tuesday, August 2, 2016

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Save the date!  Mark your calendars and join us for the next meeting of the  Washington Area Informix Users Group (WAIUG).

Tuesday, August 2, 2016 from  8:30 am – Noon.

The agenda has not been decided yet and you can help us.  If you have a topic you would be interested in hearing, or even better, if you would like to give a presentation on a technical topic (about 60 minutes) to other Informix enthusiasts – please let us know.

Here are the usual details regarding our meeting…

Refreshments will be provided, starting with a light breakfast at 8:00 am, and lunch following the meeting.

Location:
IBM TEC Center
8401 Greensboro Drive, Suite 120
McLean, VA 22102

***Parking at the IBM TEC center parking garage costs $10.
– The Spring Hill Metro Station on the new Silver Line is 2 blocks away (about a 5-10 minute walk) from the IBM TEC center.

Registration will be available soon here at waiug.org
We hope to see you August 2.

Next WAIUG Meeting – April 5th 2016 – Tysons Corner Virginia – Informix Tools and Utilities!

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Our next Washington Area Informix User Group Event will be on:

Tuesday April 5th 8:30 – Noon

with free lunch provided afterward…

Topics:

  • Optim Data Privacy
  • Open Admin Tool
  • Server Studio

More information coming soon!
 

Light breakfast refreshments starting at 8:00 Lunch will also be provided

Location:

IBM TEC Center
8401 Greensboro Drive, Suite 120
McLean, VA 22102
8:30 am – Noon
***Parking at the IBM TEC center parking garage costs $10. – The Spring Hill Metro Station on the new Silver Line is 2 blocks away (about a 5-10 minute walk) from the IBM TEC center.

Please make sure to RSVP, we need to have you on the list to be able to attend.

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Thanks For Attending the November 2015 Meeting

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Thank you to everyone who attended the November 2015 meeting, we had a great turnout  and an excellent meeting.

Below are the slides from the presentations

 

Keep an eye on notices for the next meeting and if you have any topics you would like to see always feel free to contact us.

Next WAIUG Meeting Nov 17th 2015 – Tysons Corner VA

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Our next Washington Area Informix User Group Event will be on:

Tuesday, Nov 17 8:30 – Noon

with free lunch provided afterward…

Topics:

  • Genero – Simple migration of traditional 4GL to more modern offerings by Four Js
  • Using ER and Grid by Ramanathan Sivaguru, IBM
  • Informix with future technologies – discussing Informix use of NoSQL, connections with Node-RED and the larger usage with the Internet of things (IoT) by Tom Beebe

 

Light breakfast refreshments starting at 8:00 Lunch will also be provided

Location:

IBM TEC Center
8401 Greensboro Drive, Suite 120
McLean, VA 22102
8:30 am – Noon
***Parking at the IBM TEC center parking garage costs $10. – The Spring Hill Metro Station on the new Silver Line is 2 blocks away (about a 5-10 minute walk) from the IBM TEC center.

Please make sure to RSVP, we need to have you on the list to be able to attend.

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Free Informix Technical Workshop New Features and Multi-tenancy – June 25 2015

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Save the date!
Thursday, June 25, 2015
9:00 to 3:00
Light breakfast refreshments starting at 8:30
Lunch will also be provided

Location: IBM Office – 8401 Greensboro Drive, Suite 120, McLean, VA 22102

Presenter: Carlton Doe, IBM Informix Database Specialist and author of “Administering Informix Dynamic Server: Building the Foundation”

Carlton will update the latest features from Informix version 12.10.FC4 and FC5, along with a hands on lab/tutorial on multi-tenancy.

This will be a free 1 day technical workshop and hands on lab.

Register Here: https://www.ibm.com/developerworks/community/wikis/home?lang=en#!/wiki/North%20America%20Informix%20Events

*** There is good news and bad news about the IBM TEC Center in McLean, VA.

The bad news – parking now costs $10.
The good news – there is now a metro stop 2 blocks away. The Spring Hill Metro Station on the new Silver Line is a 5-10 minute walk from the IBM TEC center.