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Informix Server

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Functionality for optimizer to prevent it to miscalculate the plan to execute derivedtable query

Functionality for optimizer to prevent it to miscalculate the plan to execute derived tables query generated by Cognos
over 7 years ago in Informix / Informix Server 0 Not under consideration

Switching SDS nodes without shutting down mode

Environment OS Version - > SUN SOLARIS 5.11 IDS Version - > 11.70 Two nodes SDS cluster Story : Assume 2 nodes in SDS (Node A - Primary / Node B - Secondary) 01. Assume current primary server (Node A) unavailable due to hardware fa...
over 3 years ago in Informix / Informix Server 0 Not under consideration

Killl a Query on the IWA

I would like to be able to kill a query currently being processed by the IWA accelerator using an ondwa command.
over 7 years ago in Informix / Informix Server 1 Not under consideration

Cannot logically restore a table when restoring smart blobs

System: IDS archeckerActor: Barmenia DBA Team We use archecker to perform table-level-restores. For various reasons it has to be on a point-in-time basis, which is not possible if a table has columns of data type blob.The following error occurs: E...
over 7 years ago in Informix / Informix Server 0 Not under consideration

Change ER replicant name

Within ER there is no cdr rename repl functionality.
almost 4 years ago in Informix / Informix Server 0 Not under consideration

Use mapped user rather than UID in SQLTRACE data

When getting ready to use mapped users, we have found that SQLTRACE does not distinguish the externally named users, but rather uses the local systerm's mapped user UID. This is a security and usability issue. From the usability standpoint, there ...
over 8 years ago in Informix / Informix Server 0 Not under consideration

Completely drop storage of all data and index partitions with truncate table command

I just truncated 2 huge tables, after "alter table extent size nnnn".. It took a while for the storage to come down to new extent size, but only table partition shrunk. Index partitions was unaffected, still huge.
over 8 years ago in Informix / Informix Server 0 Not under consideration

Feature Request: Allowing dirty read capability beyond ETX 1.31.xC2

IDS 11.70.FC7W2 OS AIX 6.1 ETX version expression) DataBlade version: Excalibur Text DataBlade Release 1.31.FC1X3 Problem: Due to the fix of IC73561 may have introduced the new behaviors on 1.31.xC2 that impact customer's current operation. Custom...
over 8 years ago in Informix / Informix Server 1 Not under consideration

Table statistics are zero'd from sysptprof everytime it is not open or there is no sessions accessing it.

Our understanding is that tblspace profile should remain in the records as long as 'onstat -z' is not issued. Besides, we are aware of situations when table profile is reset, while several sessions are still accessing the table. Therefore, we find...
almost 9 years ago in Informix / Informix Server 0 Not under consideration

Parallel index build and check is not supported on table with interval and range fragmentation.

CUSTOMER: CLEARTECH LTDA CONTACT.: Celso Cabral PRODUCT.: INFORMIX 11.70FC4X4 OS......: Red Hat Customer want to know how to if INFORMIX may use parallelism to create index using fragment by range and interval. eof--------------
almost 9 years ago in Informix / Informix Server 0 Not under consideration