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Search results: Informix Server

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Add columnar indexes to Informix.

Other databases e.g. DB2 have columnar index support builtin, we would like that in Informix as well. use case the same as for DB2.
over 1 year ago in Informix / Informix Server 0 Future consideration

Informix should be supported as a Kubernetes based Database inside of the Container

We have Docker for this presently. Many customers have requested this, particularly those support OpenShift and RHEL Linux.
4 months ago in Informix / Informix Server 0 Under review

enhancements to sysprocedures table and dbschema utility

Currently, there does not appear to be anything in the sysprocedures table to identify which procedures are provided by Informix (system routines) vs those created by users (user routines). The mode column does not appear to address this particula...
over 1 year ago in Informix / Informix Server 0 Future consideration

Add DB2 zigzap scan capability to Informix

Add DB2 zigzap scan capability to Informix. Simliar to Db2 jump scan but on both indexes in a join.
6 months ago in Informix / Informix Server 0 Submitted

Add DB2 jump scan capability to Informix

Add DB2 jump scan capability to Informix. Same use case as DB2. For indexes where not all the leading columns have predicates but non-leading columns have query predicates.
6 months ago in Informix / Informix Server 0 Submitted

Allow Informix to accept Non PAM aware clients to connect when using PAM PASSWORD mode

Standard Informix Authentication on unix will perform a getpwnam() call to retrieve the encrypted shadow password from the OS, it will then compare an encrypted version of the password supplied by the client against this, and if they match, authen...
about 4 years ago in Informix / Informix Server 0 Future consideration

Support for datetime with timezone

Informix currently lacks an SQL standard datatype to store datetime/timestamp with timezone. This datatype is supported on other databases with different datatypes names: “TIMESTAMP WITH TIME ZONE/LOCAL TIME ZONE” in Oracle “TIMESTAMP WITH TIME ZO...
5 months ago in Informix / Informix Server 0 Under review

255 rows/page limit should be addressed

Informix has a rows/page limit of 255 rows/page. Perhaps this was not a problem originally but over time we have seen new features: larger page sizes (up to 16 kB against 2 kB or 4 kB previously, dependent on operating system). compression option....
over 3 years ago in Informix / Informix Server 1 Planned for future release

INFORMIX AUTO INDEX

When no suitable index is created, the optimizer does an "auto create index" for the query. This proposed index should be printed out to the online.log to help the admin to create the optimized indexes for the queries.
over 2 years ago in Informix / Informix Server 0 Future consideration

Encrypting and Decrypting Stored Procedures

Would like Informix to have feature of encrypt the source code for a stored procedure and function.
about 1 year ago in Informix / Informix Server 2 Under review