Washington Area IBM Database User Group – Archive

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We have converted our newsletters to Web documents; and they are available for on-line viewing here. This is the place to find the news about our past meetings, plans, links to other Informix related material and catch-up on back issues of our newsletter. The following is the index of articles from our newsletters that are currently available.

Volume 10, No. 2 – Fall 2000

  • HOW TO: PDQ by J. Warren Donovan
  • Tuning Informix DSS Queries by Jack Parker
  • History of Informix and interview with co-founder Roger Sippl by Ron Flannery
  • Interview with Jim Foy: Informix is back in the database business! by Ron Flannery

Volume 10, No. 1 – April 2000

  • The Washington Area Informix User Group Mailing List by Lester Knutsen
  • Forum 2000 by Nick Nobbe
  • Forum 2000 Presentations On Our Web Site by Lester Knutsen
  • Forum 2000 Pictures by Nancy Balsbaugh
  • Interview with Jean-Yves Dexmier by Ron Flannery
  • Informix Certification Study Group by Bob Carts
  • Informix Race Car
  • Informix White Papers and Tech Briefs by Walt Hultgren
  • The onstat Quick Reference Guide by Troy L. Hewitt

Volume 9, No. 4 – October 1999

  • Forum 2000 announcement
  • WAIUG Meeting, September 15, 1999 by Peter Wages
  • WAIUG Elections, by Lester Knutsen
  • Informix Solutions Portal 99 – My Perspective by James Edmiston
  • Using CLI to Connect to Informix Databases Through ODBC by James Edmiston

Volume 9, No. 3 – July 1999

  • WAIUG Meeting Wednesday June 16,1999 by Peter Wages
  • Mid-Atlantic PeopleSoft / Informix (PeopleMix) Special Interest Group (SIG) By Nadia Skiscim
  • Jselect – A Java processor for SQL SELECT statements by Sujit Pal
  • Checking Informix Ontape Backups with Archecker by Lester Knutsen
  • Troubleshooting and Maintaining Your Servers by Ron Flannery

Volume 9, No. 2 – April 1999

  • Informix World Wide User Conference
  • WAIUG Training Day 1999, by Peter Wages and Nick Nobbe
  • Exploring the OnLine Command Line Utilities (Part 3) by Lester Knutsen

Volume 9, No. 1 – January 1999

  • Performance Tuning PeopleSoft’s nVision with Informix by Kevin Fennimore
  • Cool and Helpful New Web Sites for Informix Users

Volume 8, No. 4 – October 1998

  • Informix Data Warehouse Seminar
  • The Unofficial Informix FAQ by June Tong

Volume 8, No. 3 – July 1998

  • New Features of Informix Dynamic Server 7.3 by Kevin Fennimore
  • Using CLI to Connect to Informix Databases through ODBC by James Edmiston
  • Application Development Strategies by Ron Flannery
  • Web/CGI Scripts to Monitor your Informix Server by Lester Knutsen
  • Informix-Related Internet Resources by Walt Hultgren
  • Informix Expands Tools Suite with INFORMIX DYNAMIC 4GL – Press Releases

Volume 8, No. 2 – April 1998

  • Informix World Wide User Conference
  • Forum 98, by Nick Nobbe
  • Forum 98 Presentations on our Web Site
  • Washington Area Informix User Group Email List
  • Exploring the OnLine Command Line Utilities – ONCHECK, by Lester Knutsen
  • Informix Dynamic Server Personal Edition for Windows 95 & NT

Volume 8, No. 1 – January 1998

  • The Washington Area Informix User Group Email List
  • Forum 98 – A One Day Technical Conference for Informix Users
  • PeopleSoft / Informix Special Interest Group
  • Exploring the OnLine Command Line Utilities – ONSTAT, by Lester Knutsen
  • Background Processing and Shell Scripting for Informix, by Ron M. Flannery

Volume 7, No. 4 – October 1997

  • Washington Informix Users Group – Next Meeting – December 3, 1997
  • Washington Informix / PeopleSoft SIG – Next Meeting – November 18
  • Michigan Informix Users Group – Next Meeting
  • “Ask the Experts” – Transcript from the 1997 Informix Worldwide User Conference IIUG Technical Track
  • Book Discounts Available to Informix User Group Members
  • ARCUNLOAD a utility to extract a table from a level-0 archive (tbtape/ontape)
  • Membership and Sponsorship Information

Volume 7, No.3 – July 1997

  • The Informix FAQ, by Kerry Sainsbury
  • The XTREE command, by Kevin Fennimore
  • Concurrency and Locking, by Ron Flannery
  • Using SQL to generate SQL (DBA tricks and tips) by Lester Knutsen
  • Informix-Related Internet Resources, by Walt Hultgren
  • FREE GUI DBA Administration Tool – Informix Product Announcement
  • WAIUG Newsletter Index and Web archive

Volume 7, No.2 – April 1997

  • WAIUG Training Day, by Nick Nobbe
  • WAIUG Survey Results, by Nick Nobbe
  • International Informix User Group Announcements
  • Informix World Wide User Conference
  • Understanding and Using INFORMIX Stored Procedures, by Rafal Czerniawski
  • INFORMIX-4GL Programming Test, by Stuart Litel
  • A Web/CGI Interface to the ONSTAT Utility, by Lester Knutsen

Volume 7, No. 1 – January 1997

  • Informix Installation and OnLine Configuration Procedures (Part III) – by Mike Tinius
  • Informix OnLine Outperforms Microsoft on NT Operating System – Press Release

Volume 6, No. 4 – October 1996

  • Exploring the SYSMASTER Database (Part II) – by Lester Knutsen
  • Informix Installation and OnLine Configuration Procedures (Part II) – by Mike Tinius

Volume 6, No. 3 – July 1996

  • Exploring the SYSMASTER Database (Part 1) – by Lester Knutsen
  • Informix Event Alarms, by Kevin Fennimore and Ivy Ho
  • Testing an Informix DBA, by Madhu Reddy
  • Informix Installation and OnLine Configuration Procedures, by Mike Tinius
  • WAIUG Web Pages and On-Line Newsletters, by Lester Knutsen
  • WAIUG History

Volume 6, No. 2 – April 1996

  • Informix 1996 Worldwide User Conference
  • Washington Area Informix User Group Forum 96 by John Ashmead
  • You Know My Methods, Dr. Watson by John Ashmead
  • Testing an Informix Developer by Madhu Reddy
  • Error Handling Functions in Informix Programs by Lester Knutsen

Volume 6, No. 1 – January 1996

  • Informix Invites You To View The Future of Technology
  • Announcing the International Informix Users Group, by Walt Hultgren
  • The Quality of Your SQL, by Gavin Nour
  • WAIUG Web Pages and On-Line Newsletters, by Lester Knutsen

Volume 5, No. 4 – October 1995

  • The Informix Worldwide User Conference & Exhibition, by Malcolm Weallans
  • Roles – A New Security Feature in 7.10.UD1, by Lester Knutsen
  • Using the Internet to Access Informix-Based Resources, by Carlton Doe

Volume 5, No. 3 – July 1995

  • Data Warehouse – by Jack Parker
  • Schema Optimization – by Kevin Fennimore
  • Informix Archive Sites – by Walt Hultgren
  • Writing Reusable Informix-4GL Code – by Kerry Sainsbury

Volume 5, No. 2 – May 1995

  • Marc Andreessen, Co-founder of Netscape, to Keynote Informix Worldwide User Conference
  • Informix Online 5.X TB Utilities Quick Reference Guide by Lester Knutsen

Volume 5, No. 1 – January 1994

  • Forum 94 – by Peter Wages
  • Informix Announces Site on World Wide Web – Press Release
  • Informix Query Optimization – by Kevin Fennimore

Volume 4, No. 4 – October 1994

  • An Intoduction to Triggers – by Cathy Kipp

Volume 4, No. 3 – July 1994

  • SQL Optimization – the Set Explain Command – by Kevin Fennimore
  • Informix 4GL Programming Tips – by Lester Knutsen
  • Avoiding Databases Crashes – by Joe Lumbley
  • The Prepare Statement – by Kevin Fennimore
  • An Introduction to Database Security – by Lester Knutsen

Volume 4, No. 2 – April 1994

  • Informix and Microsoft Client/Server Package for Windows NT
  • Informix Online Archive to Disk Script – by Clem Akins

Volume 4, No. 1 – January 1994

  • INFORMIX-SE Database Administration Tips By Madhu Reddy
  • Reading Informix SE audit files by Lester Knutsen
  • Anonymous FTP Archive for Informix Files by Walt Hultgren
  • Informix Public Domain Tools by Dave Snyder

Volume 3, No. 6 – December 1993

  • Indexing Strategies, by Kevin Fennimore
  • An Introduction to Using SQL in Shell Scripts, by Lester Knutsen
  • Informix Online Database Administration Tips, by Madhu Reddy

Volume 3, No. 5 – September 1993

Volume 3, No. 4 – July 1993

  • Informix E-Mail Discussion List Going Strong – by Walt Hultgren
  • Informix 4GL Application Error Logging – by Lester Knutsen
  • Searching Through Informix 4GL Display Arrays – by Sameer Gupta
  • Financial Functions in Informix 4GL – by David Heller
  • Getting Column Names Within VI – by Lester Knutsen

Volume 3, No. 3 – May 1993

  • ANSI Terminal emulation and Informix 4GL by Lester Knutsen

Volume 3, No. 2 – March 1993

  • Timing out Informix Processes – by Sameer Gupta
  • Getting Column Names Within vi – by Lester Knutsen

Volume 3, No. 1 – January 1993

  • Infinite Array Display in Informix 4GL by Sameer Gupta

These Newsletter’s are published by the
Washington Area Informix Users Group.
Lester Knutsen, President/Editor
Washington Area Informix Users Group
4216 Evergreen Lane, Suite 136, Annandale, VA 22003
Phone: 703-256-0267
waiug@iiug.org lester@advancedatatools.com