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Implement CREATE OR REPLACE option for triggers/views/synonyms/row types
Since a similar option for stored procedures is available starting with version 14.10 it would be handy if this syntax could also be introduced for triggers, views, synonyms and row types. Currently you first have to drop a trigger/view/synonym or...
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 of ...
I routinely need to clone a Production database (not the whole instance) onto another instance on another machine. Formerly, I used onunload to do this, and worked like a charm. However, onunload does not work with blobs, and after we incorporated...
Our customer uses Enterprise Replication with Informix Server, spanning 530 databases, within 60 instances. We use 11.70 GE. We have hit the maximum limitation of 32746 replicates in the ER domain and it's not enough. We even had to decrease count...
Table repack is a powerful feature but can generate a lot of logical logs. When repacking a large table, which may take many hours, the number of logs created can easily overwhelm the log backup processes and/or cause replication lag.
Option to get a warning if strings are truncated during an insert
There should be an option to get a warning if strings are truncated during an insert. Especially this warning is needed when a string is inserted using the functionality of encyption. If the encrypted string is truncated during insertion, the reco...
Flag high volatile tables as 'VOLATILE' and access those tables differently than normal tables by the query optimizer
A volatile table is defined as a table whose contents can vary from empty to very large at run time. In other words , statistics data is often out of date and may result in wrong access plans by the optimizer and subsequently may have lock the ent...
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