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change the bufferpool size online

when I add the new dbspace, the page size is 16 k; Informix add a default bufferpool , I forget to create the bufferpool using onparams firstly, later I found it's too small, can't meet the performance requirement, I found I have no method to chan...
about 4 years ago in Informix / Informix Server 1 Future consideration

support of CDC against Informix HDR and RSS instances

Need use the CDC API on RSS instance and see the change of the table into this process during the connexion.
about 5 years ago in Informix / Informix Server 0 Not under consideration

New Enhancements for InformixHQ tool

Latest InformixHQ version released along with Informix 14 database server do not have enough rich features to investigate the database server related some commonly used issues to drill down and identify the issues quickly and easily. The suggested...
over 3 years ago in Informix / Informix Server 4 Delivered

32-bit build of Informix Client SDK 4.50 for Linux

With the release of Informix Client SDK 4.50, the 32-bit build for Linux was dropped. We are still generating 32-bit binaries, ESQL/C, for use with Informix. We need a 32-bit build of Client SDK 4.50 for Linux.
over 3 years ago in Informix / Informix Client Products 1

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...
over 5 years ago in Informix / Informix Server 0 Not under consideration

Use geospatial functions on geodata type without making a SQL Table in Data module

We want to use spatial functions with spatial data type in informix in a datamodule. We have a lot of tables containing a spatial data type. We want it to have it like in framework manager. DEV TS005539448: I got a response from dev team and there...
over 1 year ago in Cognos Analytics 0 Not under consideration

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.
over 5 years ago in Informix / Informix Server 0 Not under consideration

Allow Bufferpool Min_lru_dirty and Max_lru_dirty Threshold values to be altered dynamically

onparams -b can be used to add a new bufferpool and AUTO_LRU_TUNING are available on informix server but first only adds a bufferpool of a new page size and the latter only kicks in if some foreground writes occur on a server which ideally is neve...
9 months ago in Information Server - Platform 2 Needs more information

Request for an Informix CSDK port for MAC OS M1 processor

Is Informix CSDK 4.1x or 4.5x ported for MAC OS M1 processor? Seems like the last one available is x86_64 4.10 and I saw someone asking for a port in Dec 2021 with no response. Maybe there are some specific steps to run as a workaround using the e...
10 months ago in Informix / Informix Client Products 1 Not under consideration

Provide more granular database-level privileges than just CONNECT, RESOURCE and DBA

We have a requirement to support a code deployment role where a user, whose job role is not a DBA, can release code into a given database. The type of things they would be doing is:* Creating and dropping procedures, synonyms, triggers, indices an...
over 9 years ago in Informix / Informix Server 0 Future consideration