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Informix

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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...
about 23 hours ago in Informix / Informix Server 0 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...
28 days 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 1 month 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.
about 1 month ago in Informix / Informix Client Products 0 Submitted

Restore of chunks of one dbspace in parallel

In a case of an onbar restore and depending on the onconfig configuration of BAR_MAX_RESTORE setting a parallel restore of dbspaces is possible. In the case that one of the dbspaces have lots of chunks, all of these chunks will be restored sequent...
about 1 month ago in Informix / Informix Server 0 Submitted

Add new chunks while a backup is in progress

In huge environments with lots of data changes it is important to add more space (chunks) to a dbms at any time. Currently this is not possible while an L0 backup is running. Depending on the size of an dbms an L0 backup can take several hours. Th...
about 1 month ago in Informix / Informix Server 0 Submitted

InformixHQ - heatmap - feature

Hello, Recently, during heavy load on an Informix Database, we noticed that there were some sessions that are using high IO Activity. We were using AGS Sentinel and was able to see these sessions in RED colour in a heatmap (see attached). It will ...
about 2 months ago in Informix / Informix Client Products 0 Submitted

LOAD data in batch mode with DATASTUDIO

When you must populate many tables I'd like to load data with datastudio using a batch command from command line
2 months ago in Informix / Informix Client Products 0 Submitted

Improve Ontape Point-in-Time Restores for Tables

The archecker tool can be used for point-in-time restores of table data from Level 0 Informix backups in conjunction with whatever logs were created after the Level 0 backup. However, if an organization does one Level 0 backup per week, then they ...
3 months ago in Informix / Informix Server 2 Submitted

Connection Manager should have an option to initiate failover if a shared memory dump is started.

In high transaction environments shared memory dumps could have enough impact they cannot be enabled.The connection manger should be able to detect that an instance is dumped shared memory and be able to initiate failover.
3 months ago in Informix / Informix Server 0 Submitted