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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!
9 days ago in Informix / Informix Server 2 Submitted

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.
about 1 month 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...
about 1 month ago in Informix / Informix Server 1 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...
about 1 month ago in Informix / Informix Server 1 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.
3 months ago in Informix / Informix Server 3 Future consideration

For lock spinslocks show if loops are for read or writes

When reviewing onstat -g spi for lock spinlocks e.g.Num Waits Num Loops Avg Loop/Wait Name433407 127960809035 295243.98 fast mutex, lockhash[712]I would be great to know if this access is for reading or writing ...
8 days ago in Informix / Informix Server 0 Submitted

For buffer spinslocks show if loops are for read or writes

When reviewing onstat -g spi for buffer spinlocks e.g.fast mutex, 3:bf[1024]fast mutex, 3:bhashIt would be great if we could tell if this is from either:a) Read access i.e. more app caching/better query plans/more data archiving+purgin neededb) W...
8 days 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.
about 2 months ago in Informix / Informix Server 0 Future consideration

Add lock wait time to oncheck

If oncheck encounters a row/table is locked it immeditely returns error:ERROR: Could not obtain lock for <database>:<user>.<table>It would be useful to have an option for user to select lock wait time for example:oncheck -cDI -lw...
about 1 month ago in Informix / Informix Server 0 Planned for future release

Convert Log "Raw" data into SQL Statements

archecker and onlog should be able to output analyzed onlog raw information and convert it to SQL Statements
3 months ago in Informix / Informix Server 0 Future consideration