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IT31914: SBSPACE INCREMENTAL BACKUP POTENTIALLY BLOCKING INSTANCE FOR LONG TIME

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APAR status

  • Closed as program error.

Error description

  • Incremental (level 1 / 2) backups of sbspaces containing (or
    having contained) very large numbers of large objects can still
    block an instance (Blocked:ARCHIVE) for extended periods of
    time.
    Reason is that reading ahead of meta data pages might only be
    working for initial set of pages for each chunk in the sbspace,
    depending on (base page size) bufferpool size.
    

Local fix

Problem summary

  • ****************************************************************
    * USERS AFFECTED:                                              *
    * Users of Informix Server prior to 12.10.xC15 and 14.10.xC4.  *
    ****************************************************************
    * PROBLEM DESCRIPTION:                                         *
    * See Error Description                                        *
    ****************************************************************
    * RECOMMENDATION:                                              *
    * Upgrade to Informix Server 12.10.xC15 (when available) or    *
    * 14.10.xC4.                                                   *
    ****************************************************************
    

Problem conclusion

  • Fixed in Informix Server 12.10.xC15 and 14.10.xC4.
    

Temporary fix

Comments

APAR Information

  • APAR number

    IT31914

  • Reported component name

    INFORMIX SERVER

  • Reported component ID

    5725A3900

  • Reported release

    C10

  • Status

    CLOSED PER

  • PE

    NoPE

  • HIPER

    NoHIPER

  • Special Attention

    NoSpecatt / Xsystem

  • Submitted date

    2020-02-19

  • Closed date

    2020-12-10

  • Last modified date

    2020-12-10

  • APAR is sysrouted FROM one or more of the following:

  • APAR is sysrouted TO one or more of the following:

Fix information

  • Fixed component name

    INFORMIX SERVER

  • Fixed component ID

    5725A3900

Applicable component levels

[{"Line of Business":{"code":"LOB10","label":"Data and AI"},"Business Unit":{"code":"BU029","label":"Software"},"Product":{"code":"SSGU8G","label":"Informix Servers"},"Platform":[{"code":"PF025","label":"Platform Independent"}],"Version":"C10"}]

Document Information

Modified date:
11 December 2020