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Our IBM certified Informix training courses

We provide a range of certified IBM Informix training courses. All of our courses are now available for online remote study, so whether you’re a beginner or you’re aiming to brush up on your existing skills, we have a training course that’s right for you.

Training courses, hands-on experience and test preparation are all important components in achieving IBM Informix certification. The knowledge you gain through Informix training and practice will significantly expand your skill set. Certifications gained from Informix training courses give you professional credibility and higher chances of promotion, salary increase or other career improvements.

Most importantly, once you learn the essentials of administering a database, you can develop advanced knowledge in many other areas of database applications and technologies.

FREE complimentary learning support from our technical team when you purchase an online IBM certified training course through us.

Introduction to Informix Terminology and Data Types

£850.25 Days
  • Course Code: 1X101G
  • Delivery Type: Web based training

Informix 12.10 Database Administration

£9604 Days
  • Course Code: 2X223G
  • Delivery Type: Self Paced Training

Informix 12.10 System Administration

£9604 Days
  • Course Code: 2X813G
  • Delivery Type: Self Paced Training

Informix Programmer's Performance Workshop

£1,7853 Days
  • Course Code: U4840SWG
  • Delivery Type: Classroom

Informix 12.10 Database Administration

£2,3804 Days
  • Course Code: IX223G
  • Delivery Type: Classroom

Informix 12.10 System Administration

£2,3804 Days
  • Course Code: IX813G
  • Delivery Type: Classroom

Learning Support

  • Are you hoping to set up your own testing and training environment?
  • Do you require assistance setting up an Informix test or training environment?
  • Do you require assistance with technical issues or product issues during the training course?

FREE complimentary learning support from our technical team when you purchase an online IBM certified training course through us.

Certifications & Preparation

C2090-619 – IBM Informix 12.10 System Administrator

Number of questions: 70Time allowed: 90 mins
Number of questions to pass: 48Status: Live

This certification exam certifies that the successful candidate has important knowledge, skills, and abilities necessary to install, administer and tune, configure, monitor, and troubleshoot Informix v12.10.

Section 1 - Installation and Configuration 17%
  • Determine appropriate connection types and communication protocols
  • Plan for Distributed System capabilities
  • Determine the number and size and placement of logical and physical logs to accommodate transaction activity
  • Set up Operating System files and parameters
  • Knowledge of migration and upgrading
  • Knowledge of installation options
  • Knowledge of activation of built-in technologies
  • Knowledge of Dynamic and automatic configuration parameters
  • Understanding different operating modes
  • Knowledge of data movement utilities
  • Knowledge of Mobile database
Section 2 - Space Management 11%
  • Configure and manage dbspaces and sbspaces
  • Knowledge of Online Table Management
  • Knowledge of dynamic storage
  • Knowledge of pro-active/reactive space allocation
  • Knowledge of fragmentation and database design
  • Knowledge of compression
Section 3 - System Activity Monitoring and Troubleshooting 13%
  • Monitor and isolate problems using system databases
  • Monitor the message log file for abnormal activity
  • Use the Informix utilities to view information about the database server
  • Use the admin API to view information about the database server
  • SQL concurrency and locking
Section 4 - Performance Tuning 16%
  • Configure shared memory parameters
  • Best practices for logical and physical design of dbspaces
  • Utilize Parallel Database Query (PDQ) to optimize query performance
  • Use UPDATE STATISTICS to achieve optimal performance
  • Manage network parameters for optimal communication performance
  • Knowledge of DSS vs OLTP tuning differences
  • Manage temporary tables and files
  • Knowledge of autonomic features of the engine
Section 5 - OAT and Database Scheduler 4%
  • Knowledge of general OAT functionality
  • Understanding, using and administering tasks and sensors
Section 6 - Backup and Restore 10%
  • Understand the different backup and restore tools, functionality, and levels
  • Configure Onbar parameters for optimal backup and restore performance
  • Configure ontape parameters for optimal backup and restore performance
  • Knowledge of archecker functionality
  • Understanding various restore options
  • Understanding and using Informix Primary Storage Manager (PSM)
Section 7 - Replication and High Availability 16%
  • Demonstrate the ability to manage and configure ER
  • Demonstrate the ability to manage and configure GRID
  • Demonstrate the ability to manage and configure an H/A cluster
  • Demonstrate knowledge of Connection Manager
  • Demonstrate the ability to manage and use ifxclone
  • Knowledge of new replication and H/A cluster features
  • Performing rolling application and database software upgrades
Section 8 - Warehousing 4%
  • Knowledge of general warehousing functionality in the engine
  • Knowledge of Informix Warehouse Accellerator (IWA)
Section 9 - Security 9%
  • Knowledge of Non OS users
  • Knowledge of auditing
  • Knowledge of trusted context and trusted connections
  • Knowledge of authentication and authorization
  • Knowledge of privileges and roles
  • Demonstrate knowledge of session, replication and ondisk encryption
This exam has an Assessment Exam option: A2090-619 Assessment: IBM Informix 12.10 System Administrator

Assessment exams are web-based exams that provides you, at a cheaper costs, the ability to check your skills before taking the certification exam.

This assessment exam is available in: English
Passing the exam does not award you a certification, and it is only used to help you assess if you are ready or not to take the certification exam.

You can register for it at Pearson VUE and it will provide you a score report, showing you how you did in each section.

Courses and publications are offered to help you prepare for the certification tests. The courses are recommended, but not required, before taking a certification test. When preparing for the certification test, keep in mind that real world experience is required to stand a reasonable chance of passing the certification test. Courseware does not replace the requirement for experience. Please note that course offerings are continuously being added and updated. If you want to purchase a training course, feel free to contact an IBM Global Training Provider.

All Course Formats

Course Title: Informix 12.10 System Administration
Course Duration: 4 days
Course Number: IX813G
Course Abstract: In this course, students will develop the skills necessary to administer one or more Informix database servers. They will learn how to configure and utilize a database server instance, configure and test client connectivity, configure and manage memory and disk usage, plan and implement system maintenance tasks, and configure the server for optimal Online Transaction Processing (OLTP) or decision support (DS) utilization.

Product Documentation

Informix V12.10 documentation

Web Resource

Getting started with Informix on Cloud

IBM® Informix® on Cloud for IBM Cloud provides you with a hosted server environment, which you can control and configure to your benefit. You can use Informix on Cloud to extend the reach of your business by easily expanding your database capacity in the IBM SoftLayer® data center of your choice. IBM provides you with an initially configured Informix server that is exclusively yours to tailor to the needs of your business. Informix on Cloud provides several different plans so that any size business can access the IBM enterprise class database server.

Test Environments

Use the below link to learn how to setup your own FREE learning and testing environment using Docker and Informix Developer Edition:

https://hub.docker.com/r/ibmcom/informix-developer-database/