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Informix Server

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create a foreign key allowing one to one tables relationships

Our Primary Key and Foreign key constraints always have allowed creaing and ensuring '1 to many' table relationships. After researching, there is no direct way to implement such a case with Informix. The only safe way is to create a primary key on...
about 3 years ago in Informix / Informix Server 1 Future consideration

14.10 macOS port

Informix 14.10 should available for macOS
over 3 years ago in Informix / Informix Server 1 Not under consideration

IF NOT EXISTS should not be saved as part of stored routine source

When creating a stored procedure or function with the IF NOT EXISTS optional clause included, the option text is currently included in the saved source code for the procedure. This is not true of any other database object created with the IF NOT E...
over 3 years ago in Informix / Informix Server 2 Future consideration

Create and use a BTS index over a temporary table.

drop table if exists tp01 ;create temp table tp01 ( nome varchar(100) ) with no log ;insert into tp01 select first 1000 tabname from systables ; create index i1_tp01 on tp01( nome bts_varchar_ops) using bts ; select * from tp01 where bts_contains ...
over 3 years ago in Informix / Informix Server 0 Future consideration

Prepend machine's name to Assert files written to DUMPDIR

Scenario: The customer site uses a single network mount for DUMPDIR across hundreds of servers. Impact: difficulty in identifying AF files generated by specific servers. Current workaround: search online.log for all "stack trace for pid" strin...
over 3 years ago in Informix / Informix Server 2 Future consideration

log capture from Read only secondary / updatable secondary

Currently I can on;y read log data from primary for CDC. I woule like to request I read the transaction logs from read only secondary server (and not primary) as Informix source for CDC and apply to target.
over 3 years ago in Informix / Informix Server 0 Future consideration

log_rotate sysadmin job for CONSOLE, PSM_ACT_LOG, PSM_DEBUG_LOG

There is a sysadmin job for rotation of logfiles for MSG_PATH, BAR_ACT_LOG and BAR_DEBUG_LOG.But for CONSOLE, PSM_ACT_LOG and PSM_DEBUG_LOG these sysadmin tasks are not configured/prepared in $INFORMIXDIR/etc/sysadmin/sch_tasks.sql
over 3 years ago in Informix / Informix Server 0 Future consideration

BAR_RETRY should retry failed dbspace backup instead of complete archive

If you run a whole onbar backup (onbar -b -w -L 0) and have several dbspaces to backup and one dbspace backup failsthe complete archive must be retried. If you run parallel backup (BAR_MAX_BACKUP > 0) you also need to wait untilall dbspaces are...
over 3 years ago in Informix / Informix Server 0 Future consideration

Informix HQ should have a dark theme like grafana

No description provided
over 3 years ago in Informix / Informix Server 1 Not under consideration

identify special columns with same meaning easily and modify data type

Use case: We want find columns with same meaning distributed over several tables easily either to modify the data type or find out the affected columns/tables only. For example there are price/money and other columns, each with an arbitrary colum...
over 3 years ago in Informix / Informix Server 0 Future consideration