Back in the office and catching up I see two new IDS articles appeared on developerWorks last week...
IDS 11.10 Exam prep
A trio of IDS Advanced Support Engineers Manjula Panthagani, Rashmi Chawak and Siva K. Ane have collaborated to produce the first System Administration Certification exam 918 for IBM Informix Dynamic Server V11.10 prep guide (part 1). Study it well, the 11.10 exam is tougher than earlier versions.
Write better distributed queries
For performance junkies Evan C. Lee has written an article on how to Write better distributed queries for Informix data servers which covers how to optimize queries involving multiple IDS servers. This has some useful information that goes deep into query execution plans and using IDS 11.10 optimization features.