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Informix

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Indexable external tables

Create a new class of external table that can be indexed and accessed via index(es).
about 5 hours ago in Informix / Informix Server 0 Submitted

Add function of updating chunk path by ontape and onbar

add a new feature/function to onbar & ontape, to allow it to update chunk path. This will be very useful when customers do DB clone/db refresh from a cooked chunk db instance. So after clone/copy, customers just need to update the new chunk pa...
1 day ago in Informix / Informix Server 0 Submitted

Certify Informix 14.10 on red-hat 7

Our version of Informix will expire before our extended contract for red-hat 7, so we would like to upgrade the database in place to 14.10 from 12.10.fc13. Can you certify that? And give us a download for 14.10 that will not fail if we load it to ...
7 days ago in Informix / Informix Server 0 Submitted

Onaudit add events at the statement level for object read/write

To efficiently audit table/index access - audit at the statement level.
18 days ago in Informix / Informix Server 0 Submitted

Backups to use temp dbspaces with most closlely matching page size.

For backups store the before images it temporary dbspaces which most closely match the pagesize of the dbspace being backed up. Presumably this would be more efficent. E.g. If backing up a 16k dbspace prefer putting before images in a 16k,8k or 4k...
18 days ago in Informix / Informix Server 0 Submitted

Allow temp tables and backup before images to handle temp dbspaces which fill up.

If temporary tables/backup before images are spread across multiple temp dbspaces and one fills then put the data/page into the temp dbspaces which have space.This would stop backups/jobs failing.
18 days ago in Informix / Informix Server 0 Submitted

Unable to see fully qualified name in a trigger for seme instance

we have created as view using fully qualified name but while getting schema it is not showing complete DB address. scenario is given below. create table test_table ( col1 int, col2 varchar(20),col3 datetime year to second default current year to s...
29 days ago in Informix / Informix Server 1 Submitted

Make range fragmentation work on high-write systems

Our application is INCREDIBLY write-heavy with highly transient data. Frankly, it doesn't even belong in Informix at all; it ought to be in something like MongoDB or even an in-memory DB. [I'm not kidding: 75-90K inserts per minute, involving BYTE...
about 2 months ago in Informix / Informix Server 0 Submitted

Support for ON DELETE SET NULL and ON UPDATE CASCADE clauses in FOREIGN KEY statements

A customer wanted to use a construction like ALTER TABLE detail_table ADD CONSTRAINT FOREIGN KEY (link_column) REFERENCES master_table ON DELETE SET NULL; so that referencing values would be updated to NULL automatically if a parent row was delete...
about 2 months ago in Informix / Informix Server 0 Submitted

Add support for SQL_CONVERT functions as part of the CSDK

All major database vendors support it and it allows for applications to easily convert a value from one data type to another and process date/time values.
2 months ago in Informix / Informix Client Products 0 Submitted