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Add '#'-sign as comment identifier in dbaccess

To make migration from ISQL sql scripts towards dbaccess scripts easier it would be benificial that dbaccess would support the '#' as comment lidentifier. This identifier is accepted in ISQL and 4GL and it would be great if dbaccess would also sup...
about 5 years ago in Informix / Informix Server 0 Not under consideration

Upgrade of secondary server without restore from primary

Assuming we're upgrading a sever which is a primary server in a MACH-11 cluster, it should be able to save all the new page images (of changed pages during the conversion) in the file system. Very similar to what we do in the CONVERSION_GUARD feat...
over 9 years ago in Informix / Informix Server 0 Future consideration

Show session_id - port relationship

It would be nice to see which ports / DBSERVERNAMEs / DBSERVERALIASs are being used by session ids. Either through an onstat command or sysmaster tables.
over 5 years ago in Informix / Informix Server 0 Not under consideration

Refresh for SSL Listeners (reload certificates)

Today, until current version (12.10 xC4) isn't possible to update/replace/implement a SSL certificate without restart the engine. This RFE include two related feature : 1) Allow stop/start SOCSSL listeners using command "onmode -P" and with this r...
almost 8 years ago in Informix / Informix Server 0 Not under consideration

Separate user for working with Informix CDC API

Currently the Informix CDC API requires the use of the 'informix' account. We would like the Informix CDC API modified so that it can run in a fully supported fashion as a separate user.
over 4 years ago in Informix / Informix Server 0 Not under consideration

the task "Table Shrink" allow to specify unit of work or duration

I used "table shrink" on large table, sometime it caused the long transaction on the other application processes due to the logical logs usage. In some cases, the size of table is large so the "table shrink" take too long and impact system on peak...
over 8 years ago in Informix / Informix Server 0 Future consideration

optimize the interval fragment

when using interval fragment with date or datetime column, the latest fragment is in the last one, so the performance of the Insert will become slow. if Informix can keep the latest fragment as the first fragment, it will improve the performance o...
about 4 years ago in Informix / Informix Server 0 Future consideration

change the bufferpool size online

when I add the new dbspace, the page size is 16 k; Informix add a default bufferpool , I forget to create the bufferpool using onparams firstly, later I found it's too small, can't meet the performance requirement, I found I have no method to chan...
about 4 years ago in Informix / Informix Server 1 Future consideration

Encrypt source code for procedure/function

There are lots of ISV out there looking for security feature where it can encrypt the source code for stored procedure and function(written in SPL).
almost 9 years ago in Informix / Informix Server 0 Future consideration

Command to resolve in-place alters

Have a command "UPGRADE_IPA" which can be run against a table/fragment to resolve in-place alters. This should have an online option which utilizes small transactions.
almost 5 years ago in Informix / Informix Server 2 Not under consideration