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Completely drop storage of all data and index partitions with truncate table command

I just truncated 2 huge tables, after "alter table extent size nnnn".. It took a while for the storage to come down to new extent size, but only table partition shrunk. Index partitions was unaffected, still huge.
over 8 years ago in Informix / Informix Server 0 Not under consideration

Request for a parameter in DB2 z/OS equivalent to the parameter IGNOREWARNINGS available in DB2 LUW into db2cli.ini file.

An SQL stmt accessing DB2 z/OS 10.1, via ODBC, receives a code +354; such a code produces an error inside the application.The following is the SQL stmt that reproduces the problem, run via a bach job accessing DB2 via ODBC:printf("DSN8OIVP SQLExec...
over 8 years ago in Db2 for z/OS 1 Not under consideration

Implement Oracle "Flashback Database and Restore Points"

Implement same functionality as Oracle Flashback Database and Restore Points. There regular procedure to restore data with Informix is to restore either the entire instance or some dbspaces. This procedure can be very long (5 hours+) when high dat...
over 8 years ago in Informix / Informix Server 0 Future consideration

Prevent users with CONNECT role to perform "update statistics ... low"

Prevent users with CONNECT role to perform "update statistics ... low" In some customers in GCG, such as Hong Kong HA and CIB found that the user with CONNECT role can perform "update statistics ... low" statement, and that would cause performance...
over 8 years ago in Informix / Informix Server 0 Not under consideration

Need config param to allow user to specify what dbspaces should be used for Mongo collections

Currently (IDS 12.10.FC2X6) when a collection is created in the Informix server the dbspaces used are selected by some automated process. The user has no control where the data or indexes are placed. There should be a config parameter which could ...
over 8 years ago in Informix / Informix Server 0 Not under consideration

Externalise the table name from the "as locator" clause in a create external procedure statement.

This is required to reverse engineer DDL for external stored procedures
over 8 years ago in Db2 for z/OS 1 Not under consideration

PDO_INFORMIX (CSDK > 2.9) do not recognize DBDATE environment variable

We are using Informix 12.10FC2WE (CSDK 4.1) with PHP and PHP is connected to the database by the PDO_INFORMIX Driver, which is based on the ODBC Driver. The Problem is that, the DBDATE environment variable is not recognized so the date values are ...
almost 9 years ago in Informix / Informix Client Products 0 Not under consideration

Develop functionality to see amount of logs used per session

Create a functionality to check at any given time the number of logs that are using a session
almost 9 years ago in Informix / Informix Server 0 Not under consideration

Add CART to DSN3106I for trappable response

Add a CART token to the DSN3106I message from the DB2 subsystem. This allows the message to be trapped by console automation tools such as NetView pipelines. Without the CART, the automation process/clist will not be able to obtain the appropriate...
almost 9 years ago in Db2 for z/OS 1 Not under consideration

New National Language Support data type with variable size greater then 255 bytes.

The current NVARCHAR data type supports maximum of 255 bytes. In case of use UTF-8 it's not sufficient becuase it means to store about 127 UTF-8 characters.
almost 9 years ago in Informix / Informix Server 0 Not under consideration