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Search results: Informix Server

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Allow changing of S3 Prefix for onbar backups

Scenario is you have 1000+ sites to backup all with the same informix server name. instead of changing the informixserver name you can set prefix on the onpsm backup. this allows for reducing the amount of buckets for this setup in cases where you...
over 1 year ago in Informix / Informix Server 0 Not under consideration

Add Block Indexes to informix

Add Block Indexes to informix similar to DB2 MDC Tables and Postgres BRIN Indexes.
10 months ago in Informix / Informix Server 0 Not under consideration

Fix FLOAT error in Informix HQ

Hello Team, I am seeing following error when I click on UI->System Reports-> SQL with the Most Buffer Activity "Value will not fit in a FLOAT." Error occurs for the following System reports too: SQL with the Most Buffer Activity SQL with the...
10 months ago in Informix / Informix Server 1 Delivered

Informix mapped user authentication with Active Directory

Need a feature from Informix server so that Informix mapped users can also be authenticated by Active Directory. As of now, this feature is not there in Informix.
almost 7 years ago in Informix / Informix Server 0 Not under consideration

Feature request to verify backups in parallel

Hello, The onbar backup verification process runs in serial and takes a long time to complete for large databases (60+ hours to complete for an 800GB database). It would be helpful if the backup verification process could run in parallel, similar ...
over 10 years ago in Informix / Informix Server 0 Planned for future release

Online index rebuild

We need command tool in Informix >>-ALTER INDEX--index--REBUILD------------>< | | '-ONLINE-' working like: REBUILD INDEX online utility in DB2 or ALTER INDEX index REBUILD ONLINE in Oracle or REINDEX [INDEX|TABLE] in PostgreSQL
over 2 years ago in Informix / Informix Server 0 Future consideration

Separate user for working with Informix CDC API

Currently the Informix CDC API requires the use of the 'informix' account. We would like the Informix CDC API modified so that it can run in a fully supported fashion as a separate user.
over 6 years ago in Informix / Informix Server 0 Not under consideration

Informix Purescale

Add DB2 Purescale to Informix. This would allow high speed replication via Roce.
almost 2 years ago in Informix / Informix Server 1 Future consideration

Add support for an asynchronous/non-blocking Java API

Add support for an asynchronous/non-blocking Java API called Reactive Relational Database Connectivity (R2DBC) (https://r2dbc.io/). The R2DBC driver list includes several DBMS, but not Informix. Customer case: In Huge systems with lots of users se...
almost 2 years ago in Informix / Informix Server 0 Planned for future release

Transparent LDAP Authentication for Informix

The Informix (AVL) customer T-Systems/Deutsche Telekom AG requests transparent LDAP authentication for Informix. Last year T-Systems/Deutsche Telekom AG replaced the complete HP-UX hardware for the application REBELL/Ironman by IBM Power AIX machi...
about 10 years ago in Informix / Informix Server 0 Not under consideration