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Informix Server

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Add configurable per session/per PDQ thread log cache similar to Sybase user log cache.

For high volume environments OLTP environments e.g. thousands of sessions and HDR/RSS nodes add a per session/PDQ thread log cache. This is flushed to the physical and logical log buffers either when full or at transaction commit time.
over 2 years ago in Informix / Informix Server 0 Future consideration

restore to point in time when using external table with archecker

With IDS11.7 , when using external table, I could only restore the table being deleted from the instance Level 0 backup with archecker, can't restore those data from logical log. If i use normal table, archecker could restore the data from both th...
almost 5 years ago in Informix / Informix Server 0 Not under consideration

Function to move sysadmin database

Product : IDS 12.10We like to have a build APIto move sysadmin database from 1 dbspace to another.Currently we are using execute function task ("reset sysadmin",);And this will reset the entire database. We found out lately, multitenant database i...
over 7 years ago in Informix / Informix Server 0 Not under consideration

ADD CHUNK' OPERATION SHOULD RETURN WARNING THAT LEVEL 0 ARCHIVE NEEDS TO BE DONE

An 'add dbspace' operation returns the following warning upon completion: ** WARNING ** A level 0 archive of Root DBSpace will need to be done. An 'add chunk' operation just returns 'chunk successfully added'. An 'add chunk' operation should also ...
over 7 years ago in Informix / Informix Server 0 Not under consideration

Communications Buffer Monitoring Support (CBMS) feature on Informix V11.7

Request to back port Informix internal RTC # 22663 to V11.7 Feature abstract :IBM Infosphere Guardium provides a database auditing solution that reads the traffic between the database server and clients. It is prevented from analyzing the communic...
about 8 years ago in Informix / Informix Server 0 Not under consideration

Add table name to -640 error.

Add tablename to -640 error.
about 8 years ago in Informix / Informix Server 0 Not under consideration

Allow dropping of distributions on specific columns; today it is only possible to drop all distributions on a table

We have a large system of many Tbs and as a legacy of Art Kagel's "dostats" we have distributions on all columns of all tables. These distributions are not needed and we have to spend considerable database resources keeping these up to date. We'd ...
about 8 years ago in Informix / Informix Server 2 Not under consideration

Improve CREATE SCHEMA AUTHORIZATION statement to allow encapsulation of any DDL command

Currently CREATE SCHEMA AUTHORIZATION can be used to encapsulate some DDL statements (see https://www.ibm.com/support/knowledgecenter/en/SSGU8G_12.1.0/com.ibm.sqls.doc/ids_sqs_0483.htm) We would like this to be expanded to include other DDL statem...
over 5 years ago in Informix / Informix Server 0 Not under consideration

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 ...
almost 3 years ago in Informix / Informix Server 1 Not under consideration

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...
almost 3 years ago in Informix / Informix Server 0 Future consideration