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Informix pure .NET Core driver

We need pureĀ  .NET Core driver. Currently we have to compile our programs with flags for 32 or 64 bit code which is against the idea of .NET Core portability. Also it leads to errors when we sent assemblies to incorrect environment.
Driver on OpenShift platform ("light containers") is a joke - it is heavy (180M) causing long time of deployment.
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  • Aug 31 2019
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Who would benefit from this IDEA? All users of .NET programs connecting to Informix DB. Programmers and developers. Cloud environments.
How should it work?

Similarly to jdbc

Idea Priority High
Priority Justification Without first class database drivers it is probable that we will migrate onto different DB.
Client Name Santander Polska
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    Guest commented
    20 Jul, 2020 09:26am

    @Karen Qualley: Is there any ETA for the release of a Nuget package?

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    Guest commented
    18 Jul, 2020 11:29am

    More information about Informix .NET Core Provider v3.1 could be referred from below link.

    https://www.ibm.com/support/knowledgecenter/SSGU8G_14.1.0/com.ibm.cliapinode.doc/ids_net_core.htm

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    Karen Qualley commented
    17 Jul, 2020 07:14pm

    Available in 4.50.xc4

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    Guest commented
    11 Feb, 2020 07:18am

    Hi, Can we get any more details about the trail / beta please? How we can try it and what are the timescales for availability?

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    Guest commented
    3 Dec, 2019 11:22pm

    Hello. We have a customer that could be very interested in this. I can provide more details. Please contact me.

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    Guest commented
    26 Nov, 2019 05:28am

    Pure/Native .NET Core Driver for Informix is work in progress, expected to be available for trial/usage soon....


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