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UTC/GMT timestamp conversion function for Informix database

Informix does not have a UTC/GMT timestamp conversion function. Requirement :---------------------------------1) Cast function to convert from a particular datetime to UTC datetime based on the current timezone2) Cast function to convert from sysd...
over 7 years ago in Informix / Informix Server 1 Future consideration

Require NODEFDAC as a server side general setup

This is a follow up on RFE 34407.The original request was classified as "Delivered" but I'd say that veridict totally misses the point. The answer provided states that we can use informix.rc file to set the variable. That's true for UNIX. But in t...
about 8 years ago in Informix / Informix Server 0 Future consideration

online alter fragment

make it possible to run alter fragment online
about 8 years ago in Informix / Informix Server 0 Future consideration

Unload to file should have option that prevents over writing of an existing file

A customer writes some SQL that captures the pre-data to an unload file and then does the updates/deletes etc. If the SQL is successful and inadvertently run again the initial pre-data will be lost.
over 1 year ago in Informix / Informix Server 3 Future consideration

MSG_DATE format should follow $DBDATE if defined

Several customers would like the format of the date written to online.log when we have the MSG_DATE parameter defined/activated to follow the format of DBDATE.Currently it seems to follow the American standard (MONTH / DAY / YEAR2).
about 6 years ago in Informix / Informix Server 1 Future consideration

change serial rowid type to serial8 avoiding to reach its limit?

Serial rowids are fields in a table and are assigned to tables created with the WITH ROWID option. serial type has a smaller value scope thn serial 8, it forces customer to re-create the tables when the limit is reached
over 7 years ago in Informix / Informix Server 0 Future consideration

the task "Table Shrink" allow to specify unit of work or duration

I used "table shrink" on large table, sometime it caused the long transaction on the other application processes due to the logical logs usage. In some cases, the size of table is large so the "table shrink" take too long and impact system on peak...
almost 9 years ago in Informix / Informix Server 0 Future consideration

Encrypt source code for procedure/function

There are lots of ISV out there looking for security feature where it can encrypt the source code for stored procedure and function(written in SPL).
about 9 years ago in Informix / Informix Server 0 Future consideration

More efficient unique indexes for monotonically increasing keys and constraints

Currently an index on a SERIAL and other monotonically increasing keys only add to the last node in the index causing the node to split into two half filled nodes. Eventually a sufficient number of nodes have so split that the index's search effic...
5 months ago in Informix / Informix Server 1 Not under consideration

Allow Bufferpool Min_lru_dirty and Max_lru_dirty Threshold values to be altered dynamically

onparams -b can be used to add a new bufferpool and AUTO_LRU_TUNING are available on informix server but first only adds a bufferpool of a new page size and the latter only kicks in if some foreground writes occur on a server which ideally is neve...
9 months ago in Informix / Informix Server 2 Future consideration