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Informix Server

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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...
about 1 month ago in Informix / Informix Server 0 Submitted

Improve Ontape Point-in-Time Restores for Tables

The archecker tool can be used for point-in-time restores of table data from Level 0 Informix backups in conjunction with whatever logs were created after the Level 0 backup. However, if an organization does one Level 0 backup per week, then they ...
15 days ago in Informix / Informix Server 2 Submitted

Add object names to onstat -k output

Add object names to onstat -k output this should include partition part name where apropriate.
3 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.
3 months ago in Informix / Informix Server 0 Submitted

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

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

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...
4 months ago in Informix / Informix Server 0 Submitted

Add Materialized Views to Infomrix same as Oracle and DB2

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

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...
3 months ago in Informix / Informix Server 0 Future consideration

Informix Developer Edition MAC OS port for Apple Chipset M1/2

The current and future Informix Development Edition and the Advanced Development Edition should be available under Mac OS apple cpu. The MacBook's are very popular among pupils, students, and IT consultants. Run Informix Server at actual MacBook's...
7 months ago in Informix / Informix Server 0 Submitted