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Config for the server to refuse to start if shared memory segments do not use huge pages.
When shared memory segments are not using huge pages there can be performance impact I would like an option for the engine to abort startup similar to FULL_DISK_INIT=0 if huge pages cannot be used for shared memory segments. Scenario: sysmaster sy...
Permit blocking checkpoints on secondary nodes when raw tables exist on the primary node.
Currently we cannot issue a blocked checkpoint on a secondary (RSS in our case) when there exists raw tables on the primary node. We use raw tables heavily for admin jobs (mostly for the selection processing of archiving/purging jobs) to avoid swa...
Column level encryption, an option to cleanup passwords on certain/all rows for DBSO or Informix
All users which are granted permissions for insert/modify data into tables are also
allowed to use their own password for column level data encryption. But not all user
are their whole lifetime in the company and move.
What happened with their ...
Column encryption, select rows with different passwords without errors
When using char/varchar columns with the option of encryption each user can choose his
own password and more worse multiple passwords.
All is well in case I read the data without decrypt() then I see the raw data for encrypected data
and the re...
Flag high volatile tables as 'VOLATILE' and access those tables differently than normal tables by the query optimizer
A volatile table is defined as a table whose contents can vary from empty to very large at run time. In other words , statistics data is often out of date and may result in wrong access plans by the optimizer and subsequently may have lock the ent...
Just because data is stored as a smartblob not blob, we have to go to a work around solution to get "LENGTH" of blob stored.
By using length(smartblob) the amount of bytes stored in the smartblob should be returned.
The LENGTH function works ...
Add at the 'DEFRAGMENT' SQL Api , the option to defragment an entire dbspace.
We have set in our environment tables and partitions with historical data, so, they are tables or partitions who have any changes (include/excluded data).
Full HDR switch between primary and secondary with a single command and without any downtime
We have 2 servers with 2 HDR instances each.
For each cluster we have also 2 connection manager each.
On server one there is the primary of cluster 1 and the secondary of cluster 2
On server two there is the primary of cluster 2 and the seconda...
Allow Informix to kill sessions not only limited by session-id
Informix should be able to kill sessions not only limited by session-id:For example: If a admin should kill sessions from a specific user or host a script is needed. So it would be helpfull if onmode -z would accept following syntax for example:$ ...
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