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Informix Server

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Add lock wait time to oncheck

If oncheck encounters a row/table is locked it immeditely returns error: ERROR: Could not obtain lock for <database>:<user>.<table> It would be useful to have an option for user to select lock wait time for example: oncheck -cDI ...
about 1 year ago in Informix / Informix Server 1 Delivered

Informix AIO tunig options in the way kernel resources are allocated (aio-nr).

When you bring up a instance of the Informix Server which uses KAIO the instance goes out and takes 50% of the aio-nr resources from what I have been able find. then when a second instance comes up it took like 75% of the resources left and then a...
over 3 years ago in Informix / Informix Server 2 Delivered

Avoid informix instance restart after parameter DBCREATE_PERMISSION being changed.

Informix instance need to be restart once parameter DBCREATE_PERMISSION being changed. It will cause the downtime/business interruption every time user being add/remove. Request avoiding Informix instance restart after DBCREATE_PERMISSION paramet...
over 3 years ago in Informix / Informix Server 1 Delivered

Integrate user authentication among IDS/JSON/REST

Presently, the only way to authenticate users to the REST listener is by setting up mapped users and using PAM, which limits things to the Mongo 2.6 API and earlier. It also prevents having seamless user access for hybrid applications that sometim...
about 5 years ago in Informix / Informix Server 1 Delivered

Compatibility to MySQL SQL Syntax - Omit unnecessary FROM Clause

MySQL provides some SQL syntax features which Informix does not provide. One example the customer mentioned was the possibility to omit the FROM clause: SELECT 4+5 ; Using Informix a from clause is necessary: SELECT 4+5 from sysmaster:sysdual;
over 8 years ago in Informix / Informix Server 1 Delivered

Mechanism needed to limit shared memory dumping per instance, similar to the per session limit available now

Shared memory dumping is disruptive in a production environment, particularly if the shared memory size is large. In our environment, many sessions can simultaneously encounter the same issue and so we are open to many shared memory dumps occurrin...
over 9 years ago in Informix / Informix Server 1 Delivered

Backup on RSS - option to allow with raw tables.

The new 14.10.FC6 feature to be able to run backups on an RSS node would be useful to reduce load on the Primary. We would like an onconfig parameter to allow backups on the RSS even when there are raw tables. We would expect the raw tables to hav...
over 1 year ago in Informix / Informix Server 2 Delivered

ER async triggers shall support ‘userid’ and ‘session id’ of the user who made the change

ER async triggers shall support ‘userid’ and ‘session id’ of the user who made the change; already have support for this in smart triggers. Similar support needed for async triggers as well.
almost 2 years ago in Informix / Informix Server 1 Delivered

BSON_UPDATE array enhancements

Currently BSON_UPDATE supports only set, unset, inc operators. It is insufficient for purposes of constructing json arrays incrementally, like adding wihthin SPL foreach array element one at a time.Most important is $push operator, other array ope...
over 6 years ago in Informix / Informix Server 1 Delivered

Identify Query in IWA on the Database

I have an informix database and the IWA configured and would like to be able to map the query currently running on the IWA (ondwa tasks gives me the list) with a process on the database server. Currently all I see is the task information on the ac...
over 7 years ago in Informix / Informix Server 1 Delivered