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Informix

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Add option to remove last 20 terminated sessions from onstat outtput

https://community.ibm.com/community/user/hybriddatamanagement/discussion/avoid-to-see-the-last-20-sessions-terminated-in-onstat?ReturnUrl=%2fcommunity%2fuser%2fhybriddatamanagement%2fcommunities%2fcommunity-home%2fdigestviewer%3fcommunitykey%3dcf5...
over 1 year ago in Informix / Informix Server 0 Not under consideration

Backup Individual database, not entire instance

Need a mechanism, similar to ontape, to backup a live database (as opposed to entire instance), without locking it.
over 8 years ago in Informix / Informix Server 0 Not under consideration
108 VOTE

Obtain the query plan of a running query

Many times a DBA is called to check upon a slow process. Most of the times those processes are running a slow query.Sometimes it's hard to know if the query is using the best query plan or not. A DBA can reproduce the query, but it it was prepared...
about 11 years ago in Informix / Informix Server 0

JDBC suport of collection data types in scroll cursors

Currently the usage of collection data type columns in scroll cursors are disabled by default throwing an Exception with this stack trace. Stack trace returned is: at com.informix.util.IfxErrMsg.buildExceptionWithMessage(IfxErrMsg.java:416) at com...
10 months ago in Informix / Informix Client Products 0 Not under consideration

Add Query Store functionality to Informix and revert to Last Good Plan

Add functionality to Informix similar to SQL Server Query Store. SQL and plans are logged to a system database. Also if a plan gets worse then the server can learn and go back to the previous query plan if still valid. This would be helpful when t...
5 months ago in Informix / Informix Server 0 Future consideration

Add ability to print deadlock information

Add ability to print deadlock infomation to the online.log. This should be possible to enable at the session level so if this is enabled for a session then if the session is involved as part of a deadlock the information will be written to the onl...
5 months ago in Informix / Informix Server 0 Submitted

For the -12.. Conversion errors, please specify the column name.

It is quite hard to find the column that contains a wrong value in update/inserts statements with many columns in case of such an error message. For other errors the column name is in the sqlca structure. Why is it missing for the conversion error...
7 months ago in Informix / Informix Client Products 0 Not under consideration

Add SQL-statement COMMENT ON as in Oracle or PostgreSQL

For some tables or columns it would be helpful to describe what the table/column is used for since the names are not always self-explanatory. Although COMMENT ON is not part of standard SQL it would be helpful to have such a statement. The DOCUMEN...
almost 4 years ago in Informix / Informix Server 6 Future consideration

Allow INSERT to write to external tables

Currently one can only write to an external table by selecting from an existing table. There are many uses for writing to an external table that do not involved writing only the results of a SELECT query. Combined with RFE INFX-I-61, Appendable Ex...
about 1 year ago in Informix / Informix Server 0 Not under consideration

have NVL() and COALESCE() accept host variables like other DB engines do

See https://urldefense.com/v3/__https://community.ibm.com/community/user/datamanagement/discussion/sql-coalesce-does-not-support-sql-parameters*bm723bd631-c8e5-4c0c-a6ce-a5b977b8d2ae__;Iw!!I_DbfM1H!BBGO-0ceowioxh82YN-AlSZ0PMERaPp_Tm4yoQ_jh6qJaw9xW...
6 months ago in Informix / Informix Server 0 Not under consideration