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Search results: Informix

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Need an onmode option to terminate orphaned, tightly coupled global transactions. Onmode -Z does not address this case.

If a Java application that uses tightly coupled global transactions (such as from Geronimo / WebSphere app servers) abnormally terminates, it may leave the global transaction orphaned on the Informix database server. In this case, an onstat -G wil...
almost 11 years ago in Informix / Informix Server 0 Not under consideration

Add DB2 zigzap scan capability to Informix

Add DB2 zigzap scan capability to Informix. Simliar to Db2 jump scan but on both indexes in a join.
10 months ago in Informix / Informix Server 0 Not under consideration

Add DB2 jump scan capability to Informix

Add DB2 jump scan capability to Informix. Same use case as DB2. For indexes where not all the leading columns have predicates but non-leading columns have query predicates.
10 months ago in Informix / Informix Server 0 Not under consideration

Add function LISTAGG like DB2 and Oracle

Every query which need to group by and concat few columns is impossible with informix. For example for this SQL : select t.tabname, c.constrname ,k.checktext, k.seqno from sysconstraints c, systables t , outer syschecks k where t.tabname = 'my...
about 4 years ago in Informix 1 Not under consideration

Create a real IDS driver for Tableau

Hi, my customer is a long haul IDS customer who loves it. A few years ago, his team fell in love with Tableau, which resolved many business cases for his company. Unfortunately, after getting more and more demanding with Tableau functionality, and...
about 3 years ago in Informix / Informix Client Products 1 Not under consideration

Trap and/or Report running sql query on resource overflow

Currently Informix kills the session before being able to report the running sql on a Memory resource overflow. Possibly the engine has a memory leak or query could be causing the problem.
over 1 year ago in Informix / Informix Server 0 Not under consideration

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...
over 1 year ago in Informix / Informix Server 0 Not under consideration

Add Informix/onbar in the list of VEEAM Enterprise Backup Solution supported platforms

VEEAM is a fast growing Enterprise Backup solution. As of today, Informix is not part of VEEAM's supported DBMS, but should be supported before decision makers choose other DBMS platforms.
about 7 years ago in Informix / Informix Server 0 Not under consideration

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...
over 1 year ago in Informix / Informix Server 0 Not under consideration

Add Readonly Database Connection Support

It would be beneficial to have a readonly connection when accessing the database from third party software. Many products provide the ability to connect via JDBC but they also have the ability to make changes. Example LibreOffice Base can be setup...
11 months ago in Informix / Informix Server 0 Not under consideration