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Informix Server

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Create a replicate table between a single instance and the root node of a Sharding

Why is it useful? It is useful because it allows archiving of very large tables. This is useful for achiving of big tables. Addicionally, it allows higher performance to the applications, since the data is distributed in several nodes. Who would b...
7 days ago in Informix / Informix Server 0 Submitted

Support DESC keyword for describing schema objects

Simple request: Support the DESC keyword commonly used by other databases as a synonym for the wordy 'INFO COLUMNS FOR'. This will help new users to Informix as well as being less to type for everybody else.
20 days ago in Informix / Informix Server 1 Submitted

Make onconfig parameter SSL_KEYSTORE_LABEL dynamically updatable.

Make onconfig parameter SSL_KEYSTORE_LABEL dynamically updatable. The equivalant has already been made dynamically updatable in DB2 - https://www.ibm.com/docs/en/db2/11.5?topic=1152-manageability-enhancements
about 2 months ago in Informix / Informix Server 0 Under review

Support KAIO in cooked files using 4k formated disk for dbspaces with page size multiple of 4

Currently, filesystem on hard disk with 4k sector size disables usage of KAIO feature. Request is to allow dbspaces with pages multiple of sector size (4k, 8k, 12k and 16k) to be able to use KAIO. For sure, dbspcaces with other page sizes should r...
2 months ago in Informix / Informix Server 0 Submitted

Trap and/or Report running sql query on resource overflow

Currently Informix kills the session before being able to report the running sql on a Memory resource overflow. Possibly the engine has a memory leak or query could be causing the problem.
3 months ago in Informix / Informix Server 0 Submitted

A tool to copy/synchronize database schemas between environments.

A tool to copy/synchronize database schemas between environments. Dbschema does not help if a test environment needs a schema refresh. A tool is needed to unload the schema and then apply the schema into another environment generating with not jus...
3 months ago in Informix / Informix Server 0 Submitted

A tool to copy statistics between environments

A tool to copy statistics between environments, currently this has to be done manually in an unsupported way. This would also allow refreshing statistics on a copy of the environment without needing to refresh the schema e.g . nightly copies. Also...
3 months ago in Informix / Informix Server 0 Submitted

UPDATE STATISTICS MEDIUM/HIGH with PDQ should favour use of indices for sort when more than one column is specified

Currently (in my testing) any UPDATE STATISTICS MEDIUM/HIGH statement with PDQ specifying more than one column will not use indices for sort and will instead scan the table, write to temporary files and sort. This is true even when all columns spe...
3 months ago in Informix / Informix Server 0 Submitted

Sort data calculations should not be used to determine number of passes for UPDATE STATISTICS MEDIUM/HIGH statements where an index is used, fix misleading explain output

UPDATE STATISTICS MEDIUM/HIGH can be used with an explain option. The explain file always shows a sort data calculation which then determines the number of table scans (passes) the database engine will undertake. These are calculated before any de...
3 months ago in Informix / Informix Server 0 Submitted

Do not allocate MGM memory to UPDATE STATISTICS MEDIUM/HIGH with PDQ if index is used for sort

If an UPDATE STATISTICS MEDIUM/HIGH statement with PDQ is run, Informix will allocate memory for sorts from the memory grant manager (MGM). This happens regardless of whether there is any sorting to do. If a single indexed column is specified in t...
3 months ago in Informix / Informix Server 0 Submitted