Archecker is one of those utilities that can be very useful, though no-one would accuse the documentation of being over-exhaustive - at least it has its own chapter in the Informix Backup and Restore Guide. Last year's developerWorks article Perform point-in-time table-level restore in Informix Dynamic Server by Doug Kim helped, and now Volker Fraenkel has added to the canon with a recently published developerWorks article called Data archiving with Informix Dynamic Server table-level restore -A practical guide for independent data archiving.
Among other things the article talks about the advantages of Table Level Restore, creating archecker schema files, and how to unload tables in IDS 11.10 to XML/XSD using genxmlschema.[Read More]
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The latest DB2 magazine has a PHP and IDS tutorial that makes a great introduction to using PHP with Informix. Compare this with the earlier developerWorks articles: A step-by-step how-to guide to install, configure, and test a Linux, Apache, Informix, and PHP server and A step-by-step how-to guide to install, configure, and test a Windows, Apache, Informix, and PHP server.
On the subject of new IDS articles developerWorks recently added a guide to making use of the powerful Archecker utility: Perform point-in-time table-level restore in Informix Dynamic Server.[Read More]