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Informix Server

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Option to disable Repeatable Read Isolation Mode

Some option to disable Repeatable Read. At least on the database level if not the instance level. Once set any set isolation to Repeatable Read statement would either return an error, or be transformed into Committed Read, or just be ignored, what...
about 8 years ago in Informix / Informix Server 1 Not under consideration

the OS_MEM_FREE Column from Sysmaster:SysMachineInfo is Misleading on AIX

Take for example the following query: select os_mem_free from sysmaster:sysmachineinfo; This returns the amount of free memory on the OS in bytes. Weappear to get this information from the same function thatgathers that info for OAT (via the SMI q...
about 8 years ago in Informix / Informix Server 1 Not under consideration

Informix Query Engine generates bad query/explain plan

There are situations where two or more columns from the same table are related to each other. For example, product_type and product_code from the products table are related, since only certain product_code values can be associated with a given pro...
about 8 years ago in Informix / Informix Server 1 Not under consideration

SHOW VARY RESULTS WITH BATCHEDREAD_INDEX

support team reply this is work as Informix design, but from customer view, they cannot accept. CIB want IBM to review this issue, hope IBM can change the design.
over 8 years ago in Informix / Informix Server 0 Not under consideration

Informix Multi Instance on zVM

SYSTEM: Informix on zLinux on ZVM 6.1 zLinux 11.2Action: Multi Instance (Residency) performance issues Informix Enterprise server is used for our Electronic Court system at the State of Mississippi. In order to save cost on system resources we dec...
over 8 years ago in Informix / Informix Server 1 Not under consideration

Query performs poorly due to missing column group statistics

SQL chose hash join instead of index join, and performs poorly. The defect number is "idsdb00496878". It's identified to be an issue of "missing column group statistics". Please help to fix it. Thanks!
over 8 years ago in Informix / Informix Server 0 Not under consideration

Create a cdr client log that logs cdr command start and exit status

Cisco currently uses the CDR_FEATURES LOGCOMMANDS feature and redirects CDR client stderr and stdout to their application log file. The problem is when a CDR command fails due to a client side error, the server message log does not have any indica...
over 8 years ago in Informix / Informix Server 0 Not under consideration

IWA Fragment Missing

We have the Informix Warehouse Accelerator running on version 11.70FC8 and the accelerator returns zero results if you try to query against a specific fragment that is not loaded into the Accelerator.
over 8 years ago in Informix / Informix Server 1 Not under consideration

SQEXPLAIN FILE IN VERSION 10 DISPLAYS SQL WITH STATISTICS, IN V11.70, SOME SQL IS NOT DISPLAYED.

Defect idsdb00497410 was opened and APAR IC98517 assigned after proper repro. Development rejected this based on the assumption that code was not complete in V10.00 as it is now after V11.50 and later editions. Product is working as designed. Cust...
almost 9 years ago in Informix / Informix Server 1 Not under consideration

CCB SDS New requirement for test scenario 14, about arbitrator CM behavior

New requirement for test scenario 14, it will trigger failover when the arbitrator CM cannot communicate with primary server,(but there are other CM can communicate with the primary server). CCB need us to change the expected result,only if all th...
almost 9 years ago in Informix / Informix Server 0 Not under consideration