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Allow disabling automatic Next Extent calculations
Informix automatically doubles the Next Extent size for every 16 extents on a table. This action will continue until an extent is large enough to provide at least 10% free space. On very large, slow-growing tables, this can lead to an incredible w...
To speedup backup time, it would be nice if Informix can read with more than 64k from disk. Example 12G SAS SSD - read 100 GByte with dd iflag=direct:Blocksize Throughput Time64k 197 MB/Sec 519 Sec (8:39)256k 438 MB/Sec 233 Sec (3:53)2048k 1186 MB...
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.
Make changes in the Informix backup process using onbar
Hi,i am using onbar utility to take backup of 4TB database using 12 threads and it took 8-9 hours for complete 0 level . i feel IBM needs to make changes in the Informix backup process. Whenever backup of a dbspace is in progress and if that dbspa...
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...
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...
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