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Informix Server

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Remove limitation on TEXT and CLOB datatype to have the same functionality as LVARCHAR

Remove limitation on TEXT and CLOB datatype to have the same functionality as LVARCHAR.
about 7 years ago in Informix / Informix Server 0 Not under consideration

Print session info for long transaction in msg log or DUMPDIR

I searched to see if anyone had opened up a RFE for the below and did not find one, if there is one then please disregard. One of our customers has now hardened down security to such a degree that I can no longer connect to the server in which Inf...
about 7 years ago in Informix / Informix Server 0 Not under consideration

suppress fast repeating event from running alarmprogram for each event

Recently we had an event "storm" due to many events "Lock table overflow - user id 12396, session id 716985". Due to this the alarmprogram was executed little more than 97000 in a short time. I am aware of the mechanism that is in the alarmprogram...
over 7 years ago in Informix / Informix Server 0 Not under consideration

Allow DBA to re-initialize OS process cache created by the resolver routines

This is a follow up of RFE 33797.The original RFE was closed as "Delivered", but I think the analysis was incorrect. The complain is that whenever a OS process calls gethostbyaddr() or equivalent, the OS itself will cache some information about th...
about 8 years ago in Informix / Informix Server 0 Not under consideration

Accelerating Subqueries in IWA

Currently, IWA does not fully accelerate subqueries of the following two forms: 1) Subqueries in FROM clause 2) Subqueries in WHERE clause:
about 8 years ago in Informix / Informix Server 0 Not under consideration

UPDATE STATISTICS misleading message with AUTO_STAT_MODE active

After running Update Statistics Medium/High for Table XY, the constr_time in sysdistrib is not updated reliably. Turned out that this is because AUTO_STAT_MODE is active and statistics are only updated when determined by the engine this is necessa...
over 8 years ago in Informix / Informix Server 0 Not under consideration

Convert Log "Raw" data into SQL Statements

archecker and onlog should be able to output analyzed onlog raw information and convert it to SQL Statements
over 1 year ago in Informix / Informix Server 0 Future consideration

Add onconfig parameter to not allow slow alters.

Add an onconfig parameter so that slow alters are not allowed by default. This is to prevent outages for customers from long transaction rollbacks.
about 2 years ago in Informix / Informix Server 0 Future consideration

HQ add essential incidents/events/status tracking and alerting

HQ is on its way to be a great monitoring tool. In order to ensure it is, here are some important features to add (not sure I could see them on FC3). Let's first deal with missing essential alerts:- include notion of warning and critical inciden...
almost 3 years ago in Informix / Informix Server 0 Future consideration

Speed option for table repack

Table repack is a powerful feature but can generate a lot of logical logs. When repacking a large table, which may take many hours, the number of logs created can easily overwhelm the log backup processes and/or cause replication lag. Potential c...
over 3 years ago in Informix / Informix Server 0 Future consideration