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Allow DDL changes on a table with full row logging
We want to use CDC to replicate data changes to a different system. We do schema changes once a month, and this complicates things a lot. According to our vendor, this is a limitation for Informix only, other source systems can hande DDL changes t...
Hi,my customer is a long haul IDS customer who loves it. A few years ago, his team fell in love with Tableau, which resolved many business cases for his company.Unfortunately, after getting more and more demanding with Tableau functionality, and c...
CSDK support for static links under the latest GCC releases
Currently the only way to produce a statically linked utility using ESQL/C is to compile and link with a GCC release earlier than 5.5. The latest is v10. Messages look like this:art@Elbereth:~/GoogleDrive/Latest$ esql -static -o dbstruct dbstruct....
Connection pooling should not lock databases if all connections are closed
In case connection pooling is enabled in the driver (no matter if using ODBC, .NET Provider or the .NET Core provider), the driver keeps connections from the pool open to the database server in order for a faster reconnect in the applications.Anyh...
As per case opened with IBM 'TS005358731' , currently it is not possible to identify user created function/procedure . so kindly develop a mechanism to identify user and system related function/procedures.
When we create a view using a sensible-looking query, the database converts it into a version that has lots of extra parentheses and odd-looking table names. Below is an example of one of these converted queries. This is a relatively simple exampl...
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 ...
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...
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...
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