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Currently one can only write to an external table by selecting from an existing table. There are many uses for writing to an external table that do not involved writing only the results of a SELECT query. Combined with RFE INFX-I-61, Appendable Ex...
Allow renaming a database when BTS Index is defined
When renaming a database that has a BTS (Basic Text Search) index defined, it fails with error -9874. In the documentation it reads: [...] The RENAME DATABASE statement fails with error -9874, however, if the specified database contains any of the...
Ability to rotate encryption at rest keys on the Engine
Corporate security has requested us to change the EAR keys on demand as they see having the same key as a security risk. We would like to see a feature to change the .sth and .p12 files in an easier manner.
SSO (Single Sign-On) for ODBC connections via ActiveDirectory authentication
The current configuration of a SSO (Single Sign-On) authentication for a Windows workstation is based on GSSCSM, for which support will be discontinued in future Informix releases and is very complex and error-prone. Alternatively, ODBC connection...
Oracle supports an optional WHERE condition for insert/update/delete operations when using MERGE on the source or target table This could be handy in some situations to skip some rows if the condition is not true.
Fixing IPA in a 15TB OLTP database or large database
We have a 15 TB size oltp db running in 12.10.FC12. We want to fix the data with pending IPA,however, we cannot use the traditional way due to : - we cannot put the DB offline for hours to fix the data with pending IPA and it will be between 5 to ...
Smart Trigger API for Java to monitor smart trigger session changes at the backend DB
The Smart Trigger Java library allows for the use of a detachable session which is assigned a session ID. One can use this session ID to reconnect to an existing session when starting up a Smart Trigger. But, if for some reason this session ID in ...
Scenario is you have 1000+ sites to backup all with the same informix server name. instead of changing the informixserver name you can set prefix on the onpsm backup. this allows for reducing the amount of buckets for this setup in cases where you...
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