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Informix Server

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determine length of data stored in smartblob

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 ...
almost 3 years ago in Informix / Informix Server 1 Functionality already exists

Would like OPT_SEEK_FACTOR as a session set environment option

In 11.70, a new "seek cost" component for index costing was introduced, the purpose of which was to more accurately reflect the cost for seeking in an index scan (when index is not clustered) for large indexes. OPT_SEEK_FACTOR is an undocumented O...
over 8 years ago in Informix / Informix Server 0 Not under consideration

Prevent users with CONNECT role to perform "update statistics ... low"

Prevent users with CONNECT role to perform "update statistics ... low" In some customers in GCG, such as Hong Kong HA and CIB found that the user with CONNECT role can perform "update statistics ... low" statement, and that would cause performance...
over 8 years ago in Informix / Informix Server 0 Not under consideration

Develop functionality to see amount of logs used per session

Create a functionality to check at any given time the number of logs that are using a session
over 8 years ago in Informix / Informix Server 0 Not under consideration

Allow to set Retention for Informix PSM backup images

Current Informix PSM will keep all backup images (Level 0, physical DBspaces backu, logical logs backup, config files backup) in a specific path in filesystem. PSM yet to have housekeeping tool on these backup images.
almost 6 years ago in Informix / Informix Server 0 Not under consideration

Avoid engine crash during page reads after hardware failure

the index was corrupted by a hardware malfunction, it was not corrupted by Informix, so there were very likely index pages that had been zeroed out, or had garbage on them. When engine try to access the corrupted index or data page it crashes de i...
almost 6 years ago in Informix / Informix Server 0 Not under consideration

Implicit logged temp tables should use logged spaces listed in DBSPAETEMP

The documentation suggests that logged temp tables will be stored in any logged dbspaces listed in the DBSPACETEMP parameter/client environment variable. Yet when selecting from a view based on a union query, we find that the root dbspace is alway...
about 9 years ago in Informix / Informix Server 0 Not under consideration

Allow STOP_APPLY functionality when RSS is disconnected from the Primary

Currently Informix supports a Primary and multiple RSS servers. We have one of the RSS servers with the DELAY_APPLY config set to 12H and the 12 hours of logs get stored on the RSS server in the LOG_STAGING_DIR. Informix currently supports rolling...
about 3 years ago in Informix / Informix Server 0 Planned for future release

Add timestamp on sysmater to know when an open transaction has been created

Add a creation timestamp for each transaction so users can monitor how long a transaction has been open. Maybe like in others sysmaster tables, a column on systrans will be great.
about 9 years ago in Informix / Informix Server 1 Not under consideration

Automatic update statistics triggered after n sequential scans

Background/automatic "update statistics low" for tables after nth sequential scan
over 9 years ago in Informix / Informix Server 0 Not under consideration