Managing Ingres / ActianX Installations and Databases

Code: IngresDBM
Days: 5
Ingres Version: ActianX (11.0)

You will learn:

At the end of this course you will be able to:

  • Build, reconfigure and monitor your Ingres installation
  • Be aware of the vital tasks that need to be performed to ensure the efficient running of the installation
  • Understand the roles within Ingres
  • Use the DBA tools
  • Understand the major tasks that need to be performed to ensure the efficient running of your Ingres databases

Course Style

This course is aimed at delegates who will be responsible for managing an Ingres database and installation under Linux, UNIX, VMS, or Windows.
It covers all aspects of planning, installation, configuration, and day to day running of the Ingres installation. It also covers all aspects of database administration including: managing database objects such as tables, indexes, applications etc.; data integrity; security; backup and recovery; table maintenance and optimization.
The course employs lectures, demonstrations and practicals to reinforce the course contents. The course does not focus on a particular operating system but uses examples for the Linux, Unix, Windows and VMS operating systems throughout the course material.

Who Should Attend

This course is for Database and System Administrators who are responsible for the maintenance of Ingres databases.


Attendance at the IngresSQL training, or equivalent experience and skill

Key Topics

  • Roles of the Ingres systems and database administrator
  • Ingres architecture components
  • Planning an Ingres Installation
  • Performing an Ingres Installation
  • Starting and stopping Ingres
  • Communications facilities
  • Logging system
  • Locking system
  • The Recovery System
  • Logging and the Recovery Server
  • The DBMS Server
  • Configuring Ingres
  • Configuration-By-Forms
  • Rules Files
  • The Master Database
  • User maintenance
  • Location maintenance
  • Environment variables
  • Customising Backup and Recovery
  • IMA
  • Creating and destroying databases
  • System catalogs
  • Unloading and reloading databases
  • Managing tables, secondary indexes, views
  • Managing user interface objects
  • Data integrity and security
  • Database object access
  • Authorising and monitoring access
  • Database and installation privileges
  • Backing up databases
  • Journaling
  • Recovering databases
  • Maintaining and optimizing databases
  • Overflow
  • Optimizer and statistics
  • Benchmarking queries
  • Maintenance scripts
  • Managing disk space

Next Course

Optimizing Ingres Performance (Performance)

Class Dates

Start Date City Country
18-nov-2019 Egham UK
03-feb-2020 Egham UK
16-mar-2020 APAC Australia
11-may-2020 Austin USA
08-jun-2020 Egham UK
15-jun-2020 APAC Australia
03-aug-2020 APAC Australia
17-aug-2020 Austin USA
21-sep-2020 Egham UK