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Informix documentation for oncheck command should be crystal clear

Informix documentation for oncheck command does not explain clearly that this command should be run only during a maintenance window or during an off-hours period because the oncheck utility places a shared lock on system catalog tables when the ...
8 months ago in Informix / Informix Server 1 Future consideration

Informix ESQL/C ifx_var_getdata() should do charset conversion when binding with CLVCHARPTRTYPE

Environment: Linux Debian 10.7 or Windows 10 Informix server: IDS-14.10.FC5 Informix client: CSDK 4.50.FC5With the DB in UTF-8 (DB_LOCALE = en_us.utf8) and client app in another character encoding (CLIENT_LOCALE=en_us.8859-15):When fetching an LVA...
8 months ago in Informix / Informix Client Products 0 Future consideration

Support IDataReader::GetBytes / IfxDataReader::GetBytes for BSON fields

We're using the BSON capabilities of the Informix server in order to store data in a separate BSON colum - like additional information for the data row or optional fields that may vary from row to row (e.g. translations to different languages).Wit...
9 months ago in Informix / Informix Client Products 3 Future consideration

onbar should be able to restore logs from primary AND HDR RO SECONDARY

... to prevent full backup after HDR primary/secondary switch ! At the moment (Version 12.10.xC14) cold restore after HDR primary/secondary switch is only worki...
9 months ago in Informix / Informix Server 0 Future consideration

IDS 12.10 syspurge enhancement

Description: We are experiencing locking errors during IBM Informix Dynamic Server syspurge causing a failure to complete syspurge specifically with tables using interval fragmentation. We understand that currently IBM cannot guarantee that there ...
9 months ago in Informix / Informix Server 1 Future consideration

Allow stored procedure conflict resolution on receive-only targets for Enterprise Replication

Currently stored procedure conflict resolution is not allowed on a receive-only participant, but when there are multiple sources and one target, even though the target is receive-only, there can be situations where more advanced logic is needed to...
9 months ago in Informix / Informix Server 0 Future consideration

Add onconfig parameter to not allow slow alters.

Add an onconfig parameter so that slow alters are not allowed by default.This is to prevent outages for customers from long transaction rollbacks.
11 months ago in Informix / Informix Server 0 Future consideration

Better checkpoint flush statistics

Improve checkpoint flush statistics to show storage performance issues better.
12 months ago in Informix / Informix Server 0 Future consideration

Allow setting of environment variable (e.g. PSORT_DBTEMP) in AUS.

Sometimes tables are too big that the allocated temporary dbspaces are not enough and AUS fails updating statistics in high mode. The temporary dbspaces are sufficient under normal use so adding more space to temporary dspaces is not ideal.
about 1 year ago in Informix / Informix Server 0 Future consideration

use raw table to bulk load/huge files in Informix cluster

raw table load and copy of raw table data availability read only secondary, RSS sec. in a HDR cluster. A big one for us. How do we load billion + row table in a HDR cluster without consuming too many logical logs?Is there a way to load a raw table...
about 1 year ago in Informix / Informix Server 0 Future consideration