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Informix currently lacks an SQL standard datatype to store datetime/timestamp with timezone. This datatype is supported on other databases with different datatypes names: “TIMESTAMP WITH TIME ZONE/LOCAL TIME ZONE” in Oracle “TIMESTAMP WITH TIME ZO...
Create an Informix-HQ sensor that populates an historical data table with the slowest/heaviest queries on an instance.
SQLTRACE has proved been a valuable resource to identify slow/heavy queries. An even sysadmin may store a history of the SQLTRACE output, it would be great to have a filter for the heaviest/slowest queries, and store them as a sensor of Informix-HQ.
Add bloom filters similar to SQL Server. https://sqlperformance.com/2019/08/sql-performance/batch-mode-bitmaps-in-sql-server This is complex bitmaps "This sets one or more bits in the bitmap structure according to the result of applying one or mor...
It would be beneficial to have a readonly connection when accessing the database from third party software. Many products provide the ability to connect via JDBC but they also have the ability to make changes. Example LibreOffice Base can be setup...
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...
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