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 OpenEdge Database

  • Option to Autostart AIW

    Currently in OEM you can configure BIW and APW resources to autostart with the DB, but as far as I can see you have to manually start the AIW. Please can this be added to the OEM features so we don't keep forgetting to start it.
  • Virtualisation best practices

    I'm missing documentation, whitepapers and best practices around virtualisation. Like it or not but big parts of large systems are running in virtual environments and VMWare, OpenStack, NetApp, 3PAR, SAN-solutions etc is very common in everything...
  • Troubleshooting enhancement for locktable overflow

    To make it easier to troubleshoot what has caused a LockTable overflow, would it be possible to add the feature of dumping the lock table and the associated PID’s when there is a lock table overflow. This would allow to pin-point what is causing...
  • Add LDAP into the core OpenEdge product

    • Under Review
    There has been talk on this subject and as I understand it was close to being added to OpenEdge at one point but since was taken off the table. Why? MIS / I.T. managers demand that applications that are installed in their domain support LDAP/AD so as...
  • Add a "lobmove" qualifier to proutil

    Self-explanatory I think (and overdue...).
  • OE Explorer - UI Refresh

    • Under Review
    The current OE Explorer UI is clunky and harder to use than it needs to be given current UI functionality out there, and it needs to be updated so it's easier to use.
  • Support for Failover Cluster Manager on Linux platform

    OE RDBMS is supported and certified on many platforms also incredible linux platforms. But support for failover cluster is narrowed to enterprise class platforms (IBM & HP) and Windows Server (only 64-bit platform). It would be wonderful to get...
  • Idxfix reporting in the database log file

    • Under Review
    When running idxfix tool, add to the DB log file the area/tablename/indexes that are being scanned and repaired. Also, the validation option that were selected.
  • Real database backup file compression

    We now are using 3th party software to compress the database backup file. First we have to wait until the backup is completed. The backup file is already using disk space. After completion we start the compression. Which also takes time and disk space...
  • Allow more data-type changes

    • Under Review
    It is currently possible to change the data-type of a field from int to int64 without dropping the field. Please add support for date -> datetime / datetime-tz int / int64 -> decimal anything -> character see also PugChallenge database...