Lester Knutsen

Lester Knutsen (lester@advancedatatools.com) is president of Advanced Data Tools Corporation, an IBM Informix consulting and training partner specializing in data warehouse developement, database design, performance tuning, and Informix training and support. He is president of the Washington D.C. Area Informix User Group, a founding member of IIUG, an IBM Gold Consultant, and an IBM Data Champion.

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Databases

Super Fast Transaction Processing

IBM Data magazine congratulates the winners of the Fastest Informix DBA Contest 2013

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Databases

Locking It Down

Capitalize on data security features available in DB2 for z/OS for rock-solid protection

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Databases

Query Execution at Blazing Speed

Dramatically accelerate database queries with advanced Informix Warehouse Accelerator

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Databases

Mission Accomplished

Miami, Florida will be the backdrop for the 2014 IIUG Informix Conference

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Get up to speed for the fastest Informix DBA contest
Databases

Get Up to Speed for the Fastest Informix DBA Contest

Build on DBA skills while taking advantage of a time extension for the 2013 contest

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Do not ignore structured data in big data analytics
Databases

Do Not Ignore Structured Data in Big Data Analytics

The important role of structured data when gleaning information from big data

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Putting database administrator skills to the test
Databases

Putting Database Administrator Skills to the Test

Tune online transaction and batch processing on the same server in the Fastest Informix DBA Contest

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Storing native xml in a db2 table column
Databases

Storing Native XML in a DB2 Table Column

Learn the basics of the global standard in data exchange

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Minimizing buffer turnover rate
Databases

Minimizing Buffer Turnover Rate

Optimize Informix database server memory management to help reduce database memory churn

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Skipping Ahead to IBM DB2 10 for z:OS
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Skipping Ahead to IBM DB2 10 for z/OS

How Turkish Social Security (SSI) reduced CPU costs up to 23 percent and quadrupled capacity by upgrading to DB2 10 for z/OS

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Dream Machines
Databases

Dream Machines: Part 2

If C-level decision makers cannot rely on scalable capacity as a foundation, building a competitive edge might remain just a dream

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Analyze Your Data Where It Lives On System z
Databases

Analyze Your Data Where It Lives: On System z

Why you should consider moving the queries to the data

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