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Brad Patterson | Virtual-DBA Architect and Systems Engineer

Brad Patterson is a Senior Systems Engineer and Web/Database Developer for XTIVIA. With an eye for flawless technical solutions, Brad does technical consulting for clients nationwide, including database and systems architecture, as well as troubleshooting and performance analysis. Additionally, he’s also an integration and administration lead and web application/back-end development lead. He specializes in database technologies, UNIX/Linux systems administration, and web architecture/administration.

Brad Patterson
Virtual-DBA Architect and Systems Engineer

Brad Patterson is a Senior Systems Engineer and Web/Database Developer for XTIVIA. With an eye for flawless technical solutions, Brad does technical consulting for clients nationwide, including database and systems architecture, as well as troubleshooting and performance analysis. Additionally, he’s also an integration and administration lead and web application/back-end development lead. He specializes in database technologies, UNIX/Linux systems administration, and web architecture/administration.

Informix SE And The 32-bit File System

XTIVIA has a client who runs an old Informix database product, Standard Engine (SE) version 5.01.UD3, on SCO UNIX version 5.0.5.  Both have been running well for at least twenty years without much in the way of outages.  Over the years XTIVIA has assisted the client... read more

IBM Informix Trusted Client Connections

In the past, using a client-server architecture with IBM Informix database software required adding an entry on the database server with the client details, either in a .rhosts file in a specific user directory or the/etc/hosts.equiv file. If one of these was not... read more