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Backup from RSS or HDR Secondaries using ontape, onunload, onbar, dbexport
In HDR enviroments, being able to backup or export databases from and HDR, HDR read-only, or an RSS secondary server is critical. Programs like ontape, onunload, dbexport, and onbar generate locks on tables during backups and data-exports. This cr...
SQL interface to obtain the temporary space usage (tables, hash, sorts...)
A DBA and possibly a programmer needs an easy way to monitor who is responsible for the temporary space usage.Currently it's possible a user may be consuming a lot of temporary space and impacting other sessions, without the DBA being able to quic...
Implement CREATE OR REPLACE option for stored procedures
We are looking to deploy more code into the system hot, taking advantage of improvements have made to trap any -710 errors internally and re-parse transparent to the user session.Currently it is necessary to drop a procedure before creating a new ...
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...
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 ...
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...
Enhance EXPLAIN in order to no longer need Informix server access
Currently Informix EXPLAIN generates a server side file. For developers that are working from remote machines, it becomes problematic to retrieve the explain files when they have restricted access to the Informix Server machine.
There are 2 undoc...
We make high use of temp. Tables in our applications. With todays hardware availability it seems reasonable to me to hold the complete tmp. dbspace in the RAM (or RAMDISK). Unfortunately this is not supported by Informix IDS directly.Advantages of...
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