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Informix Server

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Informix HQ Enhancement

When using out of the box sensors, or creating your own custom sensor, it would be helpful to have the ability to specify a time of day to run the sensor. A real world example. Our software give customers the ability to create their own queries. W...
11 months ago in Informix / Informix Server 0 Future consideration

Evaluate using io_uring for I/O in Informix Linux Platform

Create some performance tests and evaluate an architecture change in Informix to migrate AIO or Kernel AIO to using kernel io_uring Maybe it's not possible to use io_uring in Informix and nowadays, performance increase from using IO_DIRECT KAIO to...
about 1 year ago in Informix / Informix Server 0 Future consideration

Online index rebuild

We need command tool in Informix >>-ALTER INDEX--index--REBUILD------------>< | | '-ONLINE-' working like: REBUILD INDEX online utility in DB2 or ALTER INDEX index REBUILD ONLINE in Oracle or REINDEX [INDEX|TABLE] in PostgreSQL
about 1 year ago in Informix / Informix Server 0 Future consideration

cdr migrate should allow code-set migration

If a customer needs to change the locale of a database, wants to standardize to a common locale etc then the only option is to unload the data and reload. On small databases this might be possible but for 99% of the real systems this is impractica...
about 1 year ago in Informix / Informix Server 0 Future consideration

Increase supported ADMIN_MODE_USERS by moving list from onconfig to table

Parameter ADMIN_MODE_USERS handy during migrations. the ability to make the database available for a subset of users is great for post migration validation. However the length of the field (127 bytes) is a limitation that ends up being somewhat mi...
about 1 year ago in Informix / Informix Server 0 Future consideration

For lock spinslocks show if loops are for read or writes

When reviewing onstat -g spi for lock spinlocks e.g. Num Waits Num Loops Avg Loop/Wait Name 433407 127960809035 295243.98 fast mutex, lockhash[712] I would be great to know if this access is for reading or writing so we can determine if this is ap...
about 1 year ago in Informix / Informix Server 0 Future consideration

For buffer spinslocks show if loops are for read or writes

When reviewing onstat -g spi for buffer spinlocks e.g. fast mutex, 3:bf[1024] fast mutex, 3:bhash It would be great if we could tell if this is from either: a) Read access i.e. more app caching/better query plans/more data archiving+purgin needed ...
about 1 year ago in Informix / Informix Server 0 Future consideration

Allow trusted context to accept CIDR notation

Currently the syntax to define a trusted context accepts only IP's . In view that microservices are deployed on Kubernetes infrastructures, the DBA has to add all the IP's of the different subnets. This is both cumbersome and laborious. The propos...
over 1 year ago in Informix / Informix Server 0 Future consideration

Add support for system versioned tables

This feature is about having native support to version data within the table. The application will always be able to access the most current data, however through pseudo columns or via other means older version of the data is available. This featu...
over 1 year ago in Informix / Informix Server 1 Future consideration

INFORMIX AUTO INDEX

When no suitable index is created, the optimizer does an "auto create index" for the query. This proposed index should be printed out to the online.log to help the admin to create the optimized indexes for the queries.
over 1 year ago in Informix / Informix Server 0 Future consideration