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Update PDF manuals for v14.10.<latest> and keep in sync

The PDF manuals have not been updated since v12.10.FC7!
2 months ago in Informix / Informix Server 2 Future consideration

Unload to file should have option that prevents over writing of an existing file

A customer writes some SQL that captures the pre-data to an unload file and then does the updates/deletes etc. If the SQL is successful and inadvertently run again the initial pre-data will be lost.
5 months ago in Informix / Informix Server 3 Future consideration

Evaluate using io_uring for I/O in Informix Linux Platform

Create some performance tests and evaluate an architecture change in Informix to migrate AIO or Kernel AIO to using kernel io_uringMaybe it's not possible to use io_uring in Informix and nowadays, performance increase from using IO_DIRECT KAIO to ...
25 days ago in Informix / Informix Server 0 Submitted

cdr migrate should allow code-set migration

If a customer needs to change the locale of a database, wants to standardize to a common locale etc then the only option is to unload the data and reload. On small databases this might be possible but for 99% of the real systems this is impractic...
about 2 months ago in Informix / Informix Server 0 Future consideration

INFORMIX AUTO INDEX

When no suitable index is created, the optimizer does an "auto create index" for the query. This proposed index should be printed out to the online.log to help the admin to create the optimized indexes for the queries.
4 months ago in Informix / Informix Server 0 Future consideration

Implement LIMIT clause in DELETE Statement

Expand DELETE syntax implementing LIMIT clause and maybe also ORDER BY.Delete syntax can be like:DELETE [FROM] tbl_name [WHERE where_condition] [ORDER BY ...] [LIMIT row_count]This limit + order by syntax is already implemented in other m...
4 months ago in Informix / Informix Server 1 Future consideration

Online index rebuild

We need command tool in Informix >>-ALTER INDEX--index--REBUILD------------>< | | '-ONLINE-'working like:REBUILD INDEX online utility in DB2orALTER INDEX index REBUILD ...
about 1 month ago in Informix / Informix Server 0 Submitted

Allow MAX_PDQPRIORITY to be configurable per user.

We want to Informix to be able to use PDQ but we would not want 3rd party logins to be able to use PDQ and impact processing. The existing onconfig parmeter should be a default is it is not defined for the user.
4 months ago in Informix / Informix Server 0 Future consideration

Add support for system versioned tables

This feature is about having native support to version data within the table. The application will always be able to access the most current data, however through pseudo columns or via other means older version of the data is available. This feat...
3 months ago in Informix / Informix Server 1 Future consideration

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.
over 5 years ago in Informix / Informix Server 0 Future consideration