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Informix Server

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Update PDF manuals for v14.10.<latest> and keep in sync

The PDF manuals have not been updated since v12.10.FC7!
about 1 year ago in Informix / Informix Server 2 Delivered

Add lock wait time to oncheck

If oncheck encounters a row/table is locked it immeditely returns error: ERROR: Could not obtain lock for <database>:<user>.<table> It would be useful to have an option for user to select lock wait time for example: oncheck -cDI ...
over 1 year ago in Informix / Informix Server 1 Delivered

Backup on RSS - option to allow with raw tables.

The new 14.10.FC6 feature to be able to run backups on an RSS node would be useful to reduce load on the Primary. We would like an onconfig parameter to allow backups on the RSS even when there are raw tables. We would expect the raw tables to hav...
over 1 year ago in Informix / Informix Server 2 Delivered

Add metrics for reverse index scans and number of retries.

As per APAR IT37120: CONCURRENT QUERIES USING REVERSE SCAN OF INDEX WITH MANY DELETEDENTRIES MAY ENCOUNTER POOR PERFORMANCE reverse index scans can require a retry. Add metrics for number of reverse scans per partition and number of retries.
over 1 year ago in Informix / Informix Server 2 Delivered

ER async triggers shall support ‘userid’ and ‘session id’ of the user who made the change

ER async triggers shall support ‘userid’ and ‘session id’ of the user who made the change; already have support for this in smart triggers. Similar support needed for async triggers as well.
about 2 years ago in Informix / Informix Server 1 Delivered

Clear Indication when RSS_FLOW_CONTROL or SDS_FLOW_CONTROL is actively applied

When RSS_FLOW_CONTROL or SDS_FLOW_CONTROL are set to a value other than -1 Informix will try to limit log activity on the primary server so that the secondary servers do not fall too far behind. There is no easy way to know or report on when this ...
over 2 years ago in Informix / Informix Server 1 Delivered

Add readahead per sessions/sql counters.

Add per session/SQLTrace per sql readaheads triggered counters.
over 2 years ago in Informix / Informix Server 1 Delivered

Enhance availability of readahead performance details

With the ubiquity of intelligent storage, the value of readahead in the Informix server is reduced and excessive readahead can be detrimental to performance. However, since the introduction of the AUTO_READAHEAD parameter and the associated change...
about 3 years ago in Informix / Informix Server 2 Delivered

InformixHQ enhancements

There are important basic features are missing in InformixHQ tool shipped with Informix 14.10XC2 version. Without these basic features, it would be hard for us to use the tool to quickly identify specific information looking for , specially when d...
about 3 years ago in Informix / Informix Server 1 Delivered

Enhance EXPLAIN in order to no longer need Informix server access

Currently Informix EXPLAIN generates a server side file. For developers that are working from remote machines, it becomes problematic to retrieve the explain files when they have restricted access to the Informix Server machine. There are 2 undoc...
over 3 years ago in Informix / Informix Server 3 Delivered