"Attendees will hear from IBM IDS technical leaders Kevin Brown and Madison Pruet who will discuss the importance of reaching 99.999% uptime, and why this level of business continuity can rarely be achieved with a "one-size-fits-all" solution. The availability capabilities of IDS 11 will be prominently featured."
Inside Informix V11
Eric Herber has written an article about IDS 11 in Database Trends magazine, which includes a nice Open Admin Tool screenshot of a MACH11 topology. For the impatient, go to http://es1.tecnavia.com/ee/databasetrends/# and skip to page 18.
September Chat with Labs - RFID and Web Services
This month's Chat with the Labs covers the new Web Feature Service - which can provide a useful service layer for any kind of data, including GeoSpatial. Here's the blurb.
- Informix Chat with the Lab - Thursday, September 20th8 AM Pacific, 10 AM Central, 11 AM Eastern, 4 PM London, 5 PM Paris
Location Based Services and RFID using Web Feature Services
This feature implements an Open GeoSpatial Consortium(R) Web Feature Service (OGC WFS) in IDSto act as a presentation layer for the Spatial and Geodetic DataBlade modules. The OGC WFS interface allows requests for geographical features across the web using platform-independentcalls. The XML-based GML (Geography Markup Language) is used as the encoding for transportingthe geographic features. Our speakers for this Chat will be Jerry Keesee, Director of the Informix Lab and Alan Caldera, Senior IDS Development Engineer.
RSVP for this Chat at: ttps://ww4.premconf.com/webrsvp/register?conf_id=7267470
Comments, questions: lspina AT us.ibm.com
There are 3 IIUG Cheetah tech days on the US West coast in the next week:
- Northern California - IBM San Jose facility, Wednesday, September 19th, 2007, 9AM - 5PM. RSVP Cindy Lichtenauer: cindy AT iiug.org or Suma Vinod - sumam AT us.ibm.com
- Southern California - IBM facility at 600 Anton Blvd., Room 221, Costa Mesa, California 92626 on Wednesday, September 26, 2007. RSVP SCIUG@iiug.org
- Seattle - IBM Facility - 1200 5th Ave. Room 9026.Seattle, WA 98101. Thursday, September 20th, 2007, 9AM - 5PM RSVP Cindy Lichtenauer: cindy AT iiug.org
Since the directions to the San Jose IBM facility on the website are allegedly unreliable, here are the directions in full:
- From CupertinoTake Lawrence Expressway north and go 4.8 miles to 237 and head east towards Milpitas for 2.3 miles.Take the North First Street exit and head north, you.ll now be going over 237. We are on the rightside - 4400 North First St.
Morgan Hill/GilroyTake highway 101 and head North. Take the 880 highway exit, right and head towards Oakland. Go 4.1 miles to 237 and go West onto 237. Go 2.4 miles to the North First Street exit, turn right. We are on the right side - 4400 North First St.
From San Jose Airport:Get onto North/West 87 (Guadalupe Parkway) and take ramp onto highway 101, towards San Francisco. Take the Great America Parkway/Bowers exit and head right. Keep straight onto Great America Parkway for 1.9 miles. Take 237, right, towards Milpitas for 1.0 miles and take the North First Street exit and head North.You.ll now be going over 237. We are on the right side . 4400 North First St.
From San Francisco Airport:Get onto highway 101 and head South towards San Jose. Go 26.7 miles to 237, towards Milpitas. Go 4.7 miles to the North First Streetexit and head North. You.ll now be going over 237. We are on the right side - 4400 North First St.
From Oakland Airport/ East BayExit airport onto highway 880 South, go 26.3 miles to 237 West. Go 2.4 miles to the North First Street exit, turn right. We are on the right side, 4400 North First St.