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Informix Server

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Multi-Vector Functionality

Multi-Vector Database functionality (like Milvus). May be an additional functionality like time-series or as datablade like geospatial and text-search.
11 days ago in Informix / Informix Server 0 Submitted

Get Informix SQLTRACE working to DRDA

Our Informix server is currently being used by clients using the Informix Protocol ("onsoctcp") and the new web clients are using DRDA ("drsoctcp"). When addressing performance issue we extensively use SQLTRACE to pin point "slow" queries. We are ...
4 days ago in Informix / Informix Server 0 Submitted

archecker provide audit summary of tablenames and row count number foreach database/table in a db archive.

when using archecker : having the utility produce an output report, that contains summary information of the contents of an informix archive (ontape or onbar ) :for example:a report that lists the DBNAMES, TABNAMES, NROWS within the archive object.
4 days ago in Informix / Informix Server 0 Submitted

Indexable external tables

Create a new class of external table that can be indexed and accessed via index(es).
27 days ago in Informix / Informix Server 0 Submitted

Support LIMIT clause in Common Table Expressions

Using LIMIT clause in a CTE gives a syntax error (with IDS 14.10.FC10) sf@toro (master):~/genero/devel/dbsync/dbsync$ cat x.sql WITH recent_rows AS (SELECT log_ordinal FROM dbsync_log WHERE log_table_name = 'stkitem' ORDER BY log_ordinal DESC LIMI...
6 days 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...
3 months ago in Informix / Informix Server 0 Submitted

Onaudit add events at the statement level for object read/write

To efficiently audit table/index access - audit at the statement level.
about 1 month ago in Informix / Informix Server 0 Submitted

Backups to use temp dbspaces with most closlely matching page size.

For backups store the before images it temporary dbspaces which most closely match the pagesize of the dbspace being backed up. Presumably this would be more efficent. E.g. If backing up a 16k dbspace prefer putting before images in a 16k,8k or 4k...
about 1 month ago in Informix / Informix Server 0 Submitted

Allow temp tables and backup before images to handle temp dbspaces which fill up.

If temporary tables/backup before images are spread across multiple temp dbspaces and one fills then put the data/page into the temp dbspaces which have space.This would stop backups/jobs failing.
about 1 month ago in Informix / Informix Server 0 Submitted

Add function of updating chunk path by ontape and onbar

add a new feature/function to onbar & ontape, to allow it to update chunk path. This will be very useful when customers do DB clone/db refresh from a cooked chunk db instance. So after clone/copy, customers just need to update the new chunk pa...
28 days ago in Informix / Informix Server 0 Submitted