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 OpenEdge Database

  • Provide more information in database lg file when Corporate scanning tool connects...

    • Under Review
    Clarifying Information Qualys Corporate Vulnerability Scan is being run against the database. Port scanner is scanning the database listener port. Clients are not being disconnected. Database is not being abnormally shut down. Error in log...
  • Allow AI archiver to trip aged files.

    • Under Review
    AI archiver stores or archives closed AI files. Adding a function to allow the archiver to remove out dated or aged files will be useful. Without this function something must be put in place to further move or remove files or run out of storage.
  • Online create index

    The online create index in concurrent operations fails with "Failure to acquire exclusive schema lock for DDL operation. (7872)" error. Ok, it is possible to create inactive indexes for an online database however, this is not really workable...
  • Certification/support for Windows Server 2012R2 fail-over clusters

    Support for Windows Server fail-over clusters goes up to Windows 2008R2. I've seen multiple requests in this community and from our customers to add support / certification for Windows Server 2012R2 clusters as well.
  • Location Parameter for Horizontal Partitioning

    • Under Review
    If we allow a default first parameter for horizontal partitions set as TENANT/SITE we can set a default value for this parameter, it will then allow us to get similar benefit as vertical partitioning while still being able to use horizontal partitioning...
  • Logical Scatter metric

    As per this discussion: Please add a metric for "logical scatter".
  • Multi-segment word index

    • Under Review
    Word indexes can not contain multiple fields. Change this to word indexing only allowed on the last segment (similar to abbrev). Use case, example on sports ; New table : ItemTranslation, translation table for item : Fields Itemnum LanguageCode...
  • Allow field extent change with drop/add field

    • Under Review
    Allow changing the extent of a database field without dropping the field. Preferably on-line, through fast off-line schema change if on-line not possible
  • 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...
  • Prolog online to reinsert the database startup section

    The database log file can in certain cases bloat quite quickly. As a result we truncate the log online from time to time. But we are still interested in the database startup section for various reasons, not least the ProTop uses it to identify a number...