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Identify a more representative selectivity for common predicates

Our queries have predicates that many queries share in common where the default selectivity is significantly outside the range of what ever actually occurs. This results in poor and/or unstable query performance. For common predicates with high un...
over 9 years ago in Db2 for z/OS 1 Not under consideration

Allow 3 different options for statement concentration.

We would like 3 options for statement concentration. It is importantthat all three options are available. 1. No concentration. (already exists) 2. Concentrate queries that have no parameter markers (Current DB2 concentration) 3. Concentrate querie...
over 9 years ago in Db2 for z/OS 1 Not under 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.
over 9 years ago in Informix / Informix Server 0 Future consideration

DR repair index - Not applicable to RSS servers

We have an index corrupted as a result of applying a new fragmentation strategy. The index is fine on the primary but corrupted on both HDR and two RSS servers. The only way of fixing this index is to rebuild the index online which will take a hou...
over 9 years ago in Informix / Informix Server 0 Not under consideration

force a timeout of threads that are holding latches for a specified period of time

Due to HW failure a thread was 'hanging' in db2 system holding a latch. Db2 system will remain in that status for ever. We were not able to identify the thread, and it was not possible to cancel the thread externally. Are looking for Db2 to 'timeo...
over 9 years ago in Db2 for z/OS 1 Not under consideration

Add the SECTNO value to any IFCIDS currently containing STMTNO information, ideally the IFCIDS 53/58/59/60/61/64/65/66

Add the SECTNO (SYSPACKSTMT) value to any IFCIDS currently containing STMTNO information, ideally the IFCIDS 53/58/59/60/61/64/65/66, minimally the 53/58. Without this information it is difficult for Strobe to match up the SQL statement that is be...
over 9 years ago in Db2 for z/OS 1 Not under consideration

OAT - ability to tune the I/O top level dashboard icon

Please add the ability to tune how sensitive the ICON for i/o is on the top level dashboard that shows all servers. We use VMs, and all our VMs show a red level of performance for I/o activity. As long as our applications are meeting their SLAs, w...
over 9 years ago in Informix / Informix Client Products 1 Not under consideration

OAT Top Level Dashboard Flexibility

Please add a feature to allow a user to modify which categories have icons on the top dashboard that displays multiple instances. There should be a way to add a description of each instance (in our case all stores for example have the same instanc...
over 9 years ago in Informix / Informix Client Products 1 Not under consideration

Equivalent of DB2 COMM_EXIT functionality

DB2 has integrated Guardium in the server via its COMM_EXIT functionality. Currently there are a lot of issues supporting Informix in Guardium. Some of the issues are correctly ignoring replication traffic, configuring for shared memory connection...
over 9 years ago in Informix / Informix Server 0 Not under consideration

HDR restart mechanism for Primary server.

HDR needs a mechanism to restart when the smx thread exits due to timeouts. (happened twice to us on our Primary HDR server). If the smx thred is restarted (which occurred several times),there is no message posted in the online log indicating so. ...
over 9 years ago in Informix / Informix Server 0 Not under consideration