Running Informix Dynamic Server on Linux in Xen hypervisor

IDS in a virtual environment

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Nicole Neubuerger and Martin Fuerderer

Date archived: September 1, 2016 | First published: July 17, 2008

Can IBM® Informix® Dynamic Server (IDS) run on Linux® in Xen hypervisor virtual machines (VM)? Is all OS-specific functionality of IDS usable in a Xen VM? This article is a detailed summary of first experiences with running IDS for Linux in a Xen managed virtual machine. In this article, learn more about the benefits of Xen hypervisor and see how it works. Follow step-by-step guidelines to set up an actual test system, including the Xen virtualization layer. Finally, learn about the results of tests that the authors ran on their IDS environments.

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Zone=Information Management, Linux
ArticleTitle=Running Informix Dynamic Server on Linux in Xen hypervisor