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Informix Server

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CREATE MATERIALIZED VIEW

The materialized view functionality will increase the performance.
about 7 years ago in Informix / Informix Server 0 Future consideration

'onstat -g mem' should give a complete picture of all memory usage by an Informix instance

Currently 'onstat -g mem' does not include vp cache information and some other memory structures. Similarly syspools view is missing information too.
almost 9 years ago in Informix / Informix Server 0 Future consideration

Upgrade of secondary server without restore from primary

Assuming we're upgrading a sever which is a primary server in a MACH-11 cluster, it should be able to save all the new page images (of changed pages during the conversion) in the file system. Very similar to what we do in the CONVERSION_GUARD feat...
about 9 years ago in Informix / Informix Server 0 Future consideration

Make adoption of forest-of-trees indices easier with existing large tables

Rebuilding an index as a FOT is not supported using "alter fragment on index init". This would be useful to avoid dropping and later re-adding primary keys and referencing foreign keys. Building a FOT index is not possible in parallel. Building a ...
almost 5 years ago in Informix / Informix Server 0 Future consideration

UTC/GMT timestamp conversion function for Informix database

Informix does not have a UTC/GMT timestamp conversion function. Requirement :---------------------------------1) Cast function to convert from a particular datetime to UTC datetime based on the current timezone2) Cast function to convert from sysd...
over 7 years ago in Informix / Informix Server 1 Future consideration

Require NODEFDAC as a server side general setup

This is a follow up on RFE 34407.The original request was classified as "Delivered" but I'd say that veridict totally misses the point. The answer provided states that we can use informix.rc file to set the variable. That's true for UNIX. But in t...
over 7 years ago in Informix / Informix Server 0 Future consideration

online alter fragment

make it possible to run alter fragment online
over 7 years ago in Informix / Informix Server 0 Future consideration

Unload to file should have option that prevents over writing of an existing file

A customer writes some SQL that captures the pre-data to an unload file and then does the updates/deletes etc. If the SQL is successful and inadvertently run again the initial pre-data will be lost.
about 1 year ago in Informix / Informix Server 3 Future consideration

change serial rowid type to serial8 avoiding to reach its limit?

Serial rowids are fields in a table and are assigned to tables created with the WITH ROWID option. serial type has a smaller value scope thn serial 8, it forces customer to re-create the tables when the limit is reached
about 7 years ago in Informix / Informix Server 0 Future consideration

the task "Table Shrink" allow to specify unit of work or duration

I used "table shrink" on large table, sometime it caused the long transaction on the other application processes due to the logical logs usage. In some cases, the size of table is large so the "table shrink" take too long and impact system on peak...
over 8 years ago in Informix / Informix Server 0 Future consideration