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Informix Server

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14.10.FC6 multiple page sizes for temp dbspaces - intelligent use based on page size.

Intelligent use of temp dbspaces with multiple pages.
4 months ago in Informix / Informix Server 0 Future consideration

Unload to file should have option that prevents over writing of an existing file

A customer writes some SQL that captures the pre-data to an unload file and then does the updates/deletes etc. If the SQL is successful and inadvertently run again the initial pre-data will be lost.
4 months ago in Informix / Informix Server 3 Future consideration

Add metrics for reverse index scans and number of retries.

As per APAR IT37120: CONCURRENT QUERIES USING REVERSE SCAN OF INDEX WITH MANY DELETEDENTRIES MAY ENCOUNTER POOR PERFORMANCE reverse index scans can require a retry. Add metrics for number of reverse scans per partition and number of retries.
5 months ago in Informix / Informix Server 0 Future consideration

Informix HQ Enhancement

We are checking if we can use Informix HQ for our Production system. We have noticed Informix HQ doesn't have AD integration on it. There's not much auditing /logging on what has changed on the Informix HQ.
6 months ago in Informix / Informix Server 0 Future consideration

Allow DDL changes on a table with full row logging

We want to use CDC to replicate data changes to a different system. We do schema changes once a month, and this complicates things a lot. According to our vendor, this is a limitation for Informix only, other source systems can hande DDL changes t...
6 months ago in Informix / Informix Server 0 Future consideration

Identify User created procedure

As per case opened with IBM 'TS005358731' , currently it is not possible to identify user created function/procedure . so kindly develop a mechanism to identify user and system related function/procedures.
6 months ago in Informix / Informix Server 0 Future consideration

Solution for Awkward-Looking Queries in Views

When we create a view using a sensible-looking query, the database converts it into a version that has lots of extra parentheses and odd-looking table names. Below is an example of one of these converted queries. This is a relatively simple exampl...
7 months ago in Informix / Informix Server 0 Future consideration

Informix documentation for oncheck command should be crystal clear

Informix documentation for oncheck command does not explain clearly that this command should be run only during a maintenance window or during an off-hours period because the oncheck utility places a shared lock on system catalog tables when the ...
8 months ago in Informix / Informix Server 1 Future consideration

onbar should be able to restore logs from primary AND HDR RO SECONDARY

... to prevent full backup after HDR primary/secondary switch ! At the moment (Version 12.10.xC14) cold restore after HDR primary/secondary switch is only worki...
9 months ago in Informix / Informix Server 0 Future consideration

IDS 12.10 syspurge enhancement

Description: We are experiencing locking errors during IBM Informix Dynamic Server syspurge causing a failure to complete syspurge specifically with tables using interval fragmentation. We understand that currently IBM cannot guarantee that there ...
9 months ago in Informix / Informix Server 1 Future consideration