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Need config param to allow user to specify what dbspaces should be used for Mongo collections

Currently (IDS 12.10.FC2X6) when a collection is created in the Informix server the dbspaces used are selected by some automated process. The user has no control where the data or indexes are placed. There should be a config parameter which could ...
about 9 years ago in Informix / Informix Server 0 Not under consideration

create a foreign key allowing one to one tables relationships

Our Primary Key and Foreign key constraints always have allowed creaing and ensuring '1 to many' table relationships. After researching, there is no direct way to implement such a case with Informix. The only safe way is to create a primary key on...
over 3 years ago in Informix / Informix Server 1 Not under consideration

Informix cluser technology

when running the write application on the SDS node, the performance is very bad. and customer hope to change the architecture. with oracle RAC and DB2 purescale, the customer could run the different application (for example one is CRM, the other i...
over 7 years ago in Informix / Informix Server 0 Not under consideration

log capture from Read only secondary / updatable secondary

Currently I can on;y read log data from primary for CDC. I woule like to request I read the transaction logs from read only secondary server (and not primary) as Informix source for CDC and apply to target.
almost 4 years ago in Informix / Informix Server 0

Spectrum Protect (TSM) version 7.1.7 certification with Informix ONBAR 12.10

Customers using earlier versions for TSM (now Spectrum Protect) needs certification of version 7.1.7 or newer with Informix ONBAR 12.10, in order to be able to upgrade the backup infrastructure.
almost 6 years ago in Informix / Informix Server 0 Not under consideration

IWA: Need support for SQL function INSTR(), i.e., in-string

Informix Warehouse Accelerator (IWA) does not support the SQL function INSTR(), which allows us to search a substring within a string, and gets the location or character position of that substring inside the string. Informix does support substring...
almost 8 years ago in Informix / Informix Server 0 Not under consideration

Unable to Remove Previous Informix FC version from Windows Programs and Features

I tried to install the Informix Fix Pack in another folder as instructed by IBM support. However the Informix FC version stays the same and there is a an error or bug in uninstalling the previous Informix FC versions from the Windows Programs and ...
about 2 years ago in Informix / Informix Server 0 Is a defect

Informix HQ Enhancement

We are checking if we can use Informix HQ for our Production system. We have noticed Informix HQ doesn't have AD integration on it. There's not much auditing /logging on what has changed on the Informix HQ.
about 2 years ago in Informix / Informix Server 0 Future consideration

Clear text passwords are displayed in onstat -g sql/ses commands for Informix user account create/modify user SQL commands

When using USERMAPPING feature to create internal Informix user accounts, it was found the SQL command executed to create an account or modify the password of an existing account is displayed in the output of onstat -g ses and onstat -g sql. Also ...
almost 9 years ago in Informix / Informix Server 0 Not under consideration

Informix ESQL/C ifx_var_getdata() should do charset conversion when binding with CLVCHARPTRTYPE

Environment: Linux Debian 10.7 or Windows 10 Informix server: IDS-14.10.FC5 Informix client: CSDK 4.50.FC5 With the DB in UTF-8 (DB_LOCALE = en_us.utf8) and client app in another character encoding (CLIENT_LOCALE=en_us.8859-15): When fetching an L...
over 2 years ago in Informix / Informix Client Products 2 Delivered