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Allow placement of tablespace BYTE and TEXT data in a separate dbspace from the table's base row data.
Allow specifying a normal dbspace for a BYTE or TEXT column to isolate IOs for the blob data from main row data for the table. This would be logged space just like IN TABLE as opposed to IN blobspace blob pages.
Developers have the Informix Client SDK installed on their workstations / application development machines.
There is the need to be able to dump the Informix databases schemas definitions, but the SDK does not provide any such tool.
To work arou...
We would like to see the ability to add limits when enabling sqltrace to limit it to only trace by specific requirements. The basic one, which this alone would make a huge difference would be the ability to list one or more tables and only have it...
Informix has a rows/page limit of 255 rows/page.Perhaps this was not a problem originally but over time we have seen new features:larger page sizes (up to 16 kB against 2 kB or 4 kB previously, dependent on operating system).compression option.Thi...
It should be possible to run external backups on HDR Secondary (beneath unbar/ontape backups). Probably the necessary enhancement is just to implement onmode -c block/unblock on HDR secondaries (update reserved pages).
Add command to move data from a chunk to remove it
Add a command , at onspaces or sql task() , to force free a chunk, moving the data to another chunks with available space at same dbspace.With that will allow to exclude the cleared chunk from the dbspace.
Allow defining rolling container windows defined on user defined calendars
Currently time series rolling window containers can only be defined to use a predetermined set of calendars to define the number of time points included in each window. Those are: day, week, month, and year. There is a need for more flexibility. T...
Add constant to centralized Key of ER Consolidation Model
We want to consolidate the data from our stores to one centralized server, but we can't modify the existing tables. Each store is identical. We need the consolidated model to have an additional value in the unique key of the centralized server o...
Implement Oracle "Flashback Database and Restore Points"
Implement same functionality as Oracle Flashback Database and Restore Points.There regular procedure to restore data with Informix is to restore either the entire instance or some dbspaces. This procedure can be very long (5 hours+) when high data...
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