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Need a function or pseudo-field to return the number of elements in a BSON array
Put in simplest terms, if I have a JSON/BSON record with an embedded array, I need to know how many elements are in the array. I need a function similar to bson_size() (which returns the string length of the total array) which instead returns the ...
In the below the foreign key does not use the compound index. Another index is created with adds overhead. create table p1 (t char(4) not null);
create unique index px1 on p1(t);
alter table p1 add constraint primary key (t) constraint p1_pk;
With the following the existing compound index is not used for the foreign key and another index is required. This adds overhead with additional maintenance. create table p1 (t char(4) not null);
create unique index px1 on p1(t);
alter table p1 ...
Add ability to grant 'connect' to database to a role instead of just an individual user
I would like to see the ability to grant 'connect' on the database to a role as you can in Oracle and DB2. It seems counterproductive to ease administration by allowing object grants to a role and then forcing individual grants to connect to the d...
Add profile counter for number of long transactions since most recent "onstat -z"
Rollback most of the time is a time and resource consuming action.
We would like to be able to monitor how many long transactions we (just a simple profile counter),
as currently it is not easy and accurate on how to determine the amount of long...
Allow disabling automatic Next Extent calculations
Informix automatically doubles the Next Extent size for every 16 extents on a table. This action will continue until an extent is large enough to provide at least 10% free space. On very large, slow-growing tables, this can lead to an incredible w...
Informix row level auditing masks (INRW, DLRW and UPRW) can be used to audit DML operations on application tables. During batch jobs (that use temporary tables extensively) it was noted that Informix is auditing temporary tables unnecessary causin...
Whenever Informix performs a backup of the rootdbs, it automatically backs up Informix critical files (oncfg, onconfig & sqlhosts). When the Informix critical files are restored via "onbar -r -cf only -t <A TIMESTAMP>", it restores the l...
DBSPACETEMP environment variable needs to accommodate multiple page sizes concurrently
When using DBSPACETEMP, the listing in onconfig is limited to one pagesize. The environment variable for DBSPACETEMP also allows for one page size. The engine needs to be able to pick the correct pagesize for temp space usage, and the current arch...
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