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Status Future consideration
Workspace Informix
Components Informix Server
Created by Guest
Created on Sep 15, 2021

For buffer spinslocks show if loops are for read or writes

When reviewing onstat -g spi for buffer spinlocks e.g.


fast mutex, 3:bf[1024]

fast mutex, 3:bhash


It would be great if we could tell if this is from either:

a) Read access i.e. more app caching/better query plans/more data archiving+purgin needed

b) Write access e.g. for index on serial columns move them to sequences as per https://www.ibm.com/docs/en/informix-servers/14.10?topic=statements-create-sequence-statement "Because the database server generates the values, sequences support a much higher level of concurrency than a serial column can."


Needed By Quarter