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Add command to move data from a chunk to remove it
Add a command , at onspaces or sql task() , to force free a chunk, moving the data to another chunks with available space at same dbspace.With that will allow to exclude the cleared chunk from the dbspace.
IF NOT EXISTS should not be saved as part of stored routine source
When creating a stored procedure or function with the IF NOT EXISTS optional clause included, the option text is currently included in the saved source code for the procedure. This is not true of any other database object created with the IF NOT E...
Informix documentation for oncheck command should be crystal clear
Informix documentation for oncheck command does not explain clearly that this command should be run only during a maintenance window or during an off-hours period because the oncheck utility places a shared lock on system catalog tables when the d...
Document "autotune" paramerer for cpu and aio in the onconfig.std file.
Its is not easy to find any document that cover all three of 1) AUTO_TUNE 2) VPCLASS cpu,autotune,noage and 3) VPCLASS aio,autotune=1,noage. The onconfig.std file does not even mention "autotune", yet this is the best place to concisely let it be ...
Since the improved readahead code was established, onstat -p and the associated SMI tables no longer report all readahead pages nor all usage of those pages so that it is impossible to monitor the efficiency of readahead and so be able to determin...
When we create a view using a sensible-looking query, the database converts it into a version that has lots of extra parentheses and odd-looking table names. Below is an example of one of these converted queries. This is a relatively simple exampl...
Allow triggers install/updates without taking an outage for the box
Currently to install new triggers on a table or update triggers on a table requires outage for the box which impacts our end user customer. Our operations are 24X7X365 and don't have any outage window to work with.
IDS 14.10 contains this important new feature:
"Partial indexes avoid indexing common values. As the query searching for a common value wil...
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