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We raised a support case as follows: Following the recent change in status of Centos, we have customers who wish to convert their Informix servers to Rocky Linux soon. This will be for both IDS 12.10 and 14.10. Can you confirm that IBM/HCL would s...
Evaluate using io_uring for I/O in Informix Linux Platform
Create some performance tests and evaluate an architecture change in Informix to migrate AIO or Kernel AIO to using kernel io_uring Maybe it's not possible to use io_uring in Informix and nowadays, performance increase from using IO_DIRECT KAIO to...
Automatic conversion of ifx_loc_t (TEXT/BYTE) to/from ifx_lo_t (CLOB/BLOB)
We have legacy ESQL/C code using ifx_loc_t to handle TEXT/BYTE columns. Customers want now to replace TEXT/BYTE by CLOB/BLOB columns in the database... and we would avoid to touch our ESQL/C code. Informix can support simple type conversion. For e...
Perform update statistics based on selected Fragments of a table
This idea is to run update statistics based on selected fragment(s) to refresh table update statistics on latest or selective fragments only. As there are considerable number of fragmented transactional tables are located under current databases t...
Latest InformixHQ version released along with Informix 14 database server do not have enough rich features to investigate the database server related some commonly used issues to drill down and identify the issues quickly and easily. The suggested...
Onclean to display shmem key and master daemon process id before removing them
Currently the onclean command will immediately locate the process id and shmem key and clean/kill it. Example :[informix@localhost ~]$ onclean -konclean: Cleaning up processes and resources for 'local_shm'...*** WARNING: This will terminate IBM In...
Working system-calls from sysadmin tasks with Informix for Windows
Automatic Backup Tasks started from within the sysadmin-scheduler don't work on windows systems. The same problem with every other system-call. This is a Windows-specific problem. On Linux systems this works as intended.
REQUIREMENTS FOR DDL SUPPORT FOR INFORMIX THROUGH CHANGE DATA CAPTURE (CDC): As of now Informix Change Data Capture supports only DML operations. DDL is not supported through CDC. Operations to be supported: ---------------------------------------...
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