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Ability to re-create views and procedures without dependent objects being dropped
Some objects in a database often depend on other. As an example, if there is a view, another view can be built upon it.Private and public synonyms can be created for those views, and permissions given to various users on those views.If the first v...
ALTER TABLE ADD COLUMN diagnostic log record needs more information to be useful
The ALTER TABLE ADD COLUMN diagnostic log record (type = 0x4400, subtype = 0x0083) lacks two crucial pieces of information as of DB2 V11 beta. 1. The inline length of the column if the added column is a LOB data type. 2. An indication that the col...
We think Informix Cluster should have an automatically failback feature, that could physically priorize our servers (suggesting always that the primary node is in a site, for example).It would be just the same as using a Connection Manager, plus t...
Rowset fetching from a Java Stored Procedure result set
A Java stored procedure deployed on DB2 for z/OS returns a result set which contains 100+ items. This result set is consumed by a client COBOL application running on z/OS (Batch and CICS). The COBOL program attempts to do a ROWSET Fetch from the c...
UTF8 should be handled in background instead of setting SQL_LOGICAL_CHAR
More and more customers have to include data from all over the world. The solution for this is UTF8, but for now this feature does not work in the background and add space if needed. The feature is implemented using SQL_LOGICAL_CHAR as configurati...
ONDBSPACEDOWN setting in onconfig affects Informix' reaction to any dbspace. However, users may have different needs for separate dbspaces. Some may be critical, others may not.Would be helpful to have the ability to override the instance setting ...
Ability to VM snapshot an On-Line Informix database
Due to the widespread popularity of vmware, the Informix database should be able to interact with the vmware software to block and take a proper snapshot of the database. This would enable people with vmware to do a snapshot of an Informix databas...
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