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Backup from RSS or HDR Secondaries using ontape, onunload, onbar, dbexport

In HDR enviroments, being able to backup or export databases from and HDR, HDR read-only, or an RSS secondary server is critical. Programs like ontape, onunload, dbexport, and onbar generate locks on tables during backups and data-exports. This cr...
almost 8 years ago in Informix / Informix Server 1 Delivered

SQL interface to obtain the temporary space usage (tables, hash, sorts...)

A DBA and possibly a programmer needs an easy way to monitor who is responsible for the temporary space usage.Currently it's possible a user may be consuming a lot of temporary space and impacting other sessions, without the DBA being able to quic...
about 6 years ago in Informix / Informix Server 2 Delivered

Add lock wait time to oncheck

If oncheck encounters a row/table is locked it immeditely returns error:ERROR: Could not obtain lock for <database>:<user>.<table>It would be useful to have an option for user to select lock wait time for example:oncheck -cDI -lw...
4 months ago in Informix / Informix Server 1 Delivered

Enhance availability of readahead performance details

With the ubiquity of intelligent storage, the value of readahead in the Informix server is reduced and excessive readahead can be detrimental to performance. However, since the introduction of the AUTO_READAHEAD parameter and the associated change...
about 2 years ago in Informix / Informix Server 2 Delivered

Add metrics for reverse index scans and number of retries.

As per APAR IT37120: CONCURRENT QUERIES USING REVERSE SCAN OF INDEX WITH MANY DELETEDENTRIES MAY ENCOUNTER POOR PERFORMANCE reverse index scans can require a retry. Add metrics for number of reverse scans per partition and number of retries.
6 months ago in Informix / Informix Server 2 Delivered

Informix pure .NET Core driver

We need pure .NET Core driver. Currently we have to compile our programs with flags for 32 or 64 bit code which is against the idea of .NET Core portability. Also it leads to errors when we sent assemblies to incorrect environment. Driver on...
over 2 years ago in Informix / Informix Client Products 6 Delivered

Enhance EXPLAIN in order to no longer need Informix server access

Currently Informix EXPLAIN generates a server side file. For developers that are working from remote machines, it becomes problematic to retrieve the explain files when they have restricted access to the Informix Server machine. There are 2 undoc...
over 2 years ago in Informix / Informix Server 3 Delivered

Unblocked Checkpoints on HDR

When a checkpoint occurs on a primary it blocks the checkpoint temporaily while the checkpoint is applied to the HDR. On an RSS this can be prevented by configuring the config value RSS_NONBLOCKING_CKPT so log replay continues during checkpointing...
almost 2 years ago in Informix 1 Delivered

Implement CREATE OR REPLACE option for stored procedures

We are looking to deploy more code into the system hot, taking advantage of improvements have made to trap any -710 errors internally and re-parse transparent to the user session.Currently it is necessary to drop a procedure before creating a new ...
over 8 years ago in Informix / Informix Server 2 Delivered

InformixHQ enhancements

There are important basic features are missing in InformixHQ tool shipped with Informix 14.10XC2 version. Without these basic features, it would be hard for us to use the tool to quickly identify specific information looking for , specially when...
about 2 years ago in Informix / Informix Server 1 Delivered