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Informix Monitoring

Features for Informix Database

Germain is preconfigured to monitor the uptime and performance of Informix DB. It provides comprehensive monitoring capabilities to ensure the availability and optimal performance of Informix databases. Key features of Germain for monitoring Informix DB include:

Backup and Recovery

Monitor the backup and recovery processes for Informix databases. Ensure that regular backups are performed, monitor backup completion status, and verify the integrity of backup files. Set up alerts for failed or incomplete backups.

Buffer Pool and Caching

Monitor the buffer pool usage and cache hit ratios. The buffer pool stores frequently accessed data pages in memory, and a high cache hit ratio indicates efficient data retrieval. Monitor buffer pool size, usage, and page eviction rates to optimize memory utilization.

Database Replication

If using Informix replication features, monitor the replication status and ensure data consistency across replicated databases. Monitor replication latency, replication queue size, and synchronization status between the master and replica databases.

Database Connections

Monitor the number of active connections to the database server. Keep track of the connection pool usage and identify any connection-related issues, such as connection timeouts or excessive connection retries.

Error Logs and Alerts

Monitor Informix error logs and system logs for any error messages, warnings, or critical events. Set up alerts and notifications for specific error conditions to proactively address potential issues.

Locking and Blocking

Monitor the locking and blocking activity within the database. Identify long-running or blocking transactions that may impact system performance or cause contention. Monitor lock wait times and resolve any deadlock situations promptly.

Query Performance

Monitor the performance of SQL queries executed on the Informix database. Identify slow-running queries, high CPU or disk usage, and any query optimization opportunities. Track query response times and throughput to ensure efficient data retrieval and processing.

Server Availability

Monitor the availability and responsiveness of the Informix database server. Ensure that the server is up and running and can accept client connections.

Storage and Disk Usage

Monitor the storage utilization of the Informix database. Keep track of the disk space usage for data files, log files, and temporary storage. Set up alerts for low disk space conditions to prevent storage-related issues.

System Resource Utilization

Monitor the utilization of system resources such as CPU, memory, and disk I/O. Identify resource bottlenecks and ensure that the Informix database server has sufficient resources to handle the workload.


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Component: Engine

Feature Availability: 8.6.17 or later

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