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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 ...
Informix HTML datatype support across distributed queries
The type of HTML is not widely supported by other APIs other than WebDatablade. Therefore, when a query is made within a distributed query system, where user is inside database db1, and query with html column is made for database db2, below error ...
Communications Buffer Monitoring Support (CBMS) feature on Informix V11.7
Request to back port Informix internal RTC # 22663 to V11.7 Feature abstract :IBM Infosphere Guardium provides a database auditing solution that reads the traffic between the database server and clients. It is prevented from analyzing the communic...
Column level encryption, an option to cleanup passwords on certain/all rows for DBSO or Informix
All users which are granted permissions for insert/modify data into tables are also
allowed to use their own password for column level data encryption. But not all user
are their whole lifetime in the company and move.
What happened with their ...
IBM Data Server .Net Provider Support For Informix Types TEXT, BYTE and BOOLEAN
We are in the process of moving from .Net Framework to .Net Core. We currently use the Informix Client SDK ADO.Net drivers to access Informix databases using ADO.Net.
When we tried to migrate to the IBM Data Server Driver (IBM.Data.DB2.dll) we fo...
PDO_INFORMIX (CSDK > 2.9) do not recognize DBDATE environment variable
We are using Informix 12.10FC2WE (CSDK 4.1) with PHP and PHP is connected to the database by the PDO_INFORMIX Driver, which is based on the ODBC Driver. The Problem is that, the DBDATE environment variable is not recognized so the date values are ...
Compatibility to MySQL SQL Syntax - Omit unnecessary FROM Clause
MySQL provides some SQL syntax features which Informix does not provide. One example the customer mentioned was the possibility to omit the FROM clause: SELECT 4+5 ; Using Informix a from clause is necessary: SELECT 4+5 from sysmaster:sysdual;
Allow to set Retention for Informix PSM backup images
Current Informix PSM will keep all backup images (Level 0, physical DBspaces backu, logical logs backup, config files backup) in a specific path in filesystem. PSM yet to have housekeeping tool on these backup images.
Avoid engine crash during page reads after hardware failure
the index was corrupted by a hardware malfunction, it was not corrupted by Informix, so there were very likely index pages that had been zeroed out, or had garbage on them. When engine try to access the corrupted index or data page it crashes de i...
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