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Informix Server

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Unable to see fully qualified name in a trigger for seme instance

we have created as view using fully qualified name but while getting schema it is not showing complete DB address. scenario is given below. create table test_table ( col1 int, col2 varchar(20),col3 datetime year to second default current year to s...
about 23 hours ago in Informix / Informix Server 0 Submitted

Support for ON DELETE SET NULL and ON UPDATE CASCADE clauses in FOREIGN KEY statements

A customer wanted to use a construction like ALTER TABLE detail_table ADD CONSTRAINT FOREIGN KEY (link_column) REFERENCES master_table ON DELETE SET NULL; so that referencing values would be updated to NULL automatically if a parent row was delete...
about 1 month ago in Informix / Informix Server 0 Submitted

Restore of chunks of one dbspace in parallel

In a case of an onbar restore and depending on the onconfig configuration of BAR_MAX_RESTORE setting a parallel restore of dbspaces is possible. In the case that one of the dbspaces have lots of chunks, all of these chunks will be restored sequent...
about 1 month ago in Informix / Informix Server 0 Submitted

Make range fragmentation work on high-write systems

Our application is INCREDIBLY write-heavy with highly transient data. Frankly, it doesn't even belong in Informix at all; it ought to be in something like MongoDB or even an in-memory DB. [I'm not kidding: 75-90K inserts per minute, involving BYTE...
28 days ago in Informix / Informix Server 0 Submitted

ER should have an option to replicate tables between different databases

Currently there is not an option in ER that would allows us to replicate a table from database A to database B. You must use the same database. There are real life situations where you need to replicate a table to a differente server/instance/data...
3 months ago in Informix / Informix Server 0 Submitted
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Informix should be able to change owner on tables and any other objects

If user=informix creates all database and all tables, then programmer creates table but user=informix cannot change it. Only drop it.
almost 8 years ago in Informix / Informix Server 0 Future consideration

Add Materialized Views to Infomrix same as Oracle and DB2

Add Materialized Views to Infomrix same as Oracle and DB2
9 months ago in Informix / Informix Server 1 Under review

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.
5 months 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.
5 months ago in Informix / Informix Server 0 Under review

allow distributed queries when BLOBs involved

When trying to reference a table which contains a BLOB data type using syntax ddbb@dbservername:table, the following error is returned: error 9270: Type (informix.blob) is unsupported in distributed queries.
5 months ago in Informix / Informix Server 0 Submitted