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.
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In this course, you will develop the skills necessary to successfully administer one or more database servers. You will learn how to configure and initialize 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.
The course is updated for version 11.50 of Informix, but is suitable for those still running previous versions of Informix. This course is the classroom-delivered version of Instructor Led Online course Informix System Administration - Instructor Led Online (3X81) and Self Paced Virtual course Informix System Administration - Self-Paced Virtual Class (2X81).
This complimentary series of nine tutorials has been developed to help you prepare for the IBM® Informix® Dynamic Server (IDS) 11.50 Fundamentals certification exam (555). This certification exam will test your knowledge of entry-level administration of IDS 11.50, including basic SQL (Structured Query Language), how to install IDS 11.50, how to create databases and database objects, security, transaction isolation, backup and recovery procedures, and data replication technologies and purposes. These tutorials provide a solid base for each section of the exam. However, you should not rely on these tutorials as your only preparation for the exam. Each tutorial should take about an hour to complete. You can take the tutorials online or download a PDF.