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Do not allocate MGM memory to UPDATE STATISTICS MEDIUM/HIGH with PDQ if index is used for sort
If an UPDATE STATISTICS MEDIUM/HIGH statement with PDQ is run, Informix will allocate memory for sorts from the memory grant manager (MGM). This happens regardless of whether there is any sorting to do. If a single indexed column is specified in t...
Provide the DBA with detailed connection information
When a user connects, the information of sysmaster:syssessions, onstat -u, onstat -g ses <session ID> provide information related to username, client hostname, etc. Currently its difficult/laborious to determine the Informix listener used by...
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...
Dbexport/dbimport validate *_LOCALE vars before accessing data files
When working with UTF8 database, DB_LOCALE and CLIENT_LOCALE are required to interact correctly with the databases. This RFE is about issuing a warning to the DBA when doing a dbexport/dbimport with CLIENT_LOCALE unset, especially when DB_LOCALE i...
SELinux policies for Informix on RHEL version 7 and upwards
At startup the Informix database spawns a number of processes, that run as unconfined SeLinux processes. From the permission perspective, some of these processes run as informix user (example: cpu and encrypt vps) whilst others run as root user (l...
Enhancement to DROP PROCEDURE / DROP FUNCTION syntax
Currently, the DROP PROCEDURE statement requires that the all of the procedure parameters necessary to completely identify the specific procedure. This is important due to Informix supporting polymorphic procedures, and is generally a good thing. ...
Informix documentation for oncheck command should be crystal clear
Informix documentation for oncheck command does not explain clearly that this command should be run only during a maintenance window or during an off-hours period because the oncheck utility places a shared lock on system catalog tables when the d...
We are experiencing locking errors during IBM Informix Dynamic Server syspurge causing a failure to complete syspurge specifically with tables using interval fragmentation. We understand that currently IBM cannot guarantee that there...
use raw table to bulk load/huge files in Informix cluster
raw table load and copy of raw table data availability read only secondary, RSS sec. in a HDR cluster. A big one for us. How do we load billion + row table in a HDR cluster without consuming too many logical logs? Is there a way to load a raw tabl...
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