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Informix Server

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For sysprocplan add ability to view the plan

For sysprocplan add ability to view the plan. This would allow more visibility into how plans change when they do change.
22 days ago in Informix / Informix Server 0 Under review

Add object names to onstat -k output

Add object names to onstat -k output this should include partition part name where apropriate.
22 days ago in Informix / Informix Server 0 Under review

Add functionality level

Similar to DB2 z/OS Functional Levels and SQL Server Database Compatablity Level add ability to do the same for new features in newer versions of Informix. At least compared to the previous version. This allows more confidence for upgrades. This w...
22 days ago in Informix / Informix Server 0 Submitted

Have another table sysesprof with reads/writes per session and bufferpool

Have another table sysesprof with reads/writes per sessioin and bufferpool https://community.ibm.com/community/user/datamanagement/discussion/error-25582-whats-a-reason-of?ReturnUrl=%2fcommunity%2fuser%2fdatamanagement%2fcommunities%2fcommunity-ho...
about 2 months ago in Informix / Informix Server 0 Submitted

When AUTO_REPREPARE is non zero only have 1 sessions recompile a stored procedure

When AUTO_REPREPARE is non zero only have 1 sessions recompile a stored procedure. Currently with many sessions executing the same stored procedure, the stored procedure can be recompiled by many sessions causing a bottleneck. A new condition is n...
21 days ago in Informix / Informix Server 0 Submitted

For sysprocplan add reason for last change/recompile.

For sysprocplan add reason for last change/recompile. E.g. nidexname dropped, tablename changed version. Indexname changed version. This would help when sysprocplan changes keep being logged.
22 days ago in Informix / Informix Server 0 Submitted

Add Query Store functionality to Informix and revert to Last Good Plan

Add functionality to Informix similar to SQL Server Query Store. SQL and plans are logged to a system database. Also if a plan gets worse then the server can learn and go back to the previous query plan if still valid. This would be helpful when t...
22 days ago in Informix / Informix Server 0 Future consideration

Add ability to control optimizer version.

Similar to DB2 z/OS Functional Levels and SQL Server Database Compatablity Level add ability to do the same for new optimizer versions. At least compared to the previous version. This allows more confidence for upgrades. This would allow upgrading...
22 days ago in Informix / Informix Server 0 Submitted

Add sid to onstat -g tpf output

When using onstat -g tpf it would be better if sid was displayed to make this easier to tie back to a session. E.g. when looking for reverse scans on the instance.
about 2 months ago in Informix / Informix Server 0 Under review

Increase 128 character limit for ADMIN_MODE_USERS onconfig parameter

ADMIN_MODE_USERS is a useful way of ensuring DBAs and critical monitoring scripts can connect in single user mode. Unfortunately this parameter is limited to 128 characters which is insufficient for the team we have and the three system accounts t...
15 days ago in Informix / Informix Server 0 Submitted