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Enhance availability of readahead performance details
With the ubiquity of intelligent storage, the value of readahead in the Informix server is reduced and excessive readahead can be detrimental to performance. However, since the introduction of the AUTO_READAHEAD parameter and the associated change...
Allow placement of tablespace BYTE and TEXT data in a separate dbspace from the table's base row data.
Allow specifying a normal dbspace for a BYTE or TEXT column to isolate IOs for the blob data from main row data for the table. This would be logged space just like IN TABLE as opposed to IN blobspace blob pages.
We would like to see the ability to add limits when enabling sqltrace to limit it to only trace by specific requirements. The basic one, which this alone would make a huge difference would be the ability to list one or more tables and only have it...
syslog support for informix audit logging. or an easier mechanism to forward logs in the shortterm
We will prefer a syslog compliant logging or in the short-term an easier interface for forwarding logs (audit logs) to a centralized system. There is a new PCI/PA-DSS requirement for the financial/banking industry. To send all security logging to ...
It should be possible to run external backups on HDR Secondary (beneath unbar/ontape backups). Probably the necessary enhancement is just to implement onmode -c block/unblock on HDR secondaries (update reserved pages).
Add command to move data from a chunk to remove it
Add a command , at onspaces or sql task() , to force free a chunk, moving the data to another chunks with available space at same dbspace.With that will allow to exclude the cleared chunk from the dbspace.
Need the ability to increase the number of logical log buffers from 3 to handle peak transaction loads
Currently there are three logical log buffers. When transaction load increases sometimes all three logical log buffers are being flushed, especially in an unbuffered logged database environment. In such an environment increasing the size of the lo...
Allow defining rolling container windows defined on user defined calendars
Currently time series rolling window containers can only be defined to use a predetermined set of calendars to define the number of time points included in each window. Those are: day, week, month, and year. There is a need for more flexibility. T...
Add constant to centralized Key of ER Consolidation Model
We want to consolidate the data from our stores to one centralized server, but we can't modify the existing tables. Each store is identical. We need the consolidated model to have an additional value in the unique key of the centralized server o...
Implement Oracle "Flashback Database and Restore Points"
Implement same functionality as Oracle Flashback Database and Restore Points.There regular procedure to restore data with Informix is to restore either the entire instance or some dbspaces. This procedure can be very long (5 hours+) when high data...
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