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IBM Data and AI Ideas Portal for Customers


This portal is to open public enhancement requests against products and services offered by the IBM Data & AI organization. To view all of your ideas submitted to IBM, create and manage groups of Ideas, or create an idea explicitly set to be either visible by all (public) or visible only to you and IBM (private), use the IBM Unified Ideas Portal (https://ideas.ibm.com).


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We invite you to shape the future of IBM, including product roadmaps, by submitting ideas that matter to you the most. Here's how it works:


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Welcome to the IBM Ideas Portal (https://www.ibm.com/ideas) - Use this site to find out additional information and details about the IBM Ideas process and statuses.

IBM Unified Ideas Portal (https://ideas.ibm.com) - Use this site to view all of your ideas, create new ideas for any IBM product, or search for ideas across all of IBM.

ideasibm@us.ibm.com - Use this email to suggest enhancements to the Ideas process or request help from IBM for submitting your Ideas.

IBM Data & AI Roadmaps (http://ibm.biz/Data-and-AI-Roadmaps) - Use this site to view roadmaps for Data & AI products.

IBM Employees should enter Ideas at https://hybridcloudunit-internal.ideas.aha.io/


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ER CDR Sync for local reorg

A means to use cdr sync internal to an instance. I am looking to use golden gate to do an informix reorg because it can validate that the data is insync between two tables but if "cdr sync" could work from an instance to the same instance then I c...
over 6 years ago in Informix / Informix Server 1 Delivered

Add COALESCE function

Add a COALESCE function to Informix just like DB and many other databases have it.
over 7 years ago in Informix / Informix Server 2 Delivered

IBM Informix 4GL 7.51.xC1 certification on RedHat Linux version 7 and 7.1

Customer is requesting that we certify IBM Informix Tools (4GL & SQL) on RedHat Linux version 7.1.
over 7 years ago in Informix / Informix Client Products 1 Delivered

Identify Query in IWA on the Database

I have an informix database and the IWA configured and would like to be able to map the query currently running on the IWA (ondwa tasks gives me the list) with a process on the database server. Currently all I see is the task information on the ac...
over 7 years ago in Informix / Informix Server 1 Delivered

make Informix JDBC driver JDBC 4 compliant

The Informix JDBC driver should be JDBC4 compliant. That means, no separate JARs for driver and XA-driver and the file „java.sql.Driver“ in the „META-INF/services/“ directory
about 8 years ago in Informix / Informix Client Products 1 Delivered

syslog support for informix audit logging. or an easier mechanism to forward logs in the shortterm

We will prefer a syslog compliant logging or in the short-term an easier interface for forwarding logs (audit logs) to a centralized system. There is a new PCI/PA-DSS requirement for the financial/banking industry. To send all security logging to ...
about 8 years ago in Informix / Informix Server 2 Delivered

optimize the LO access for small amount of data

Optimize the LO access of the Informix JDBC Driver for small amount of data. Right now there is bad bad performance in data retrieval because the amount of work and message between the server and client to retrieve the data is more than the data i...
about 8 years ago in Informix / Informix Client Products 1 Delivered
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Backup from RSS or HDR Secondaries using ontape, onunload, onbar, dbexport

In HDR enviroments, being able to backup or export databases from and HDR, HDR read-only, or an RSS secondary server is critical. Programs like ontape, onunload, dbexport, and onbar generate locks on tables during backups and data-exports. This cr...
over 8 years ago in Informix / Informix Server 1 Delivered

Compatibility to MySQL SQL Syntax - Omit unnecessary FROM Clause

MySQL provides some SQL syntax features which Informix does not provide. One example the customer mentioned was the possibility to omit the FROM clause: SELECT 4+5 ; Using Informix a from clause is necessary: SELECT 4+5 from sysmaster:sysdual;
almost 9 years ago in Informix / Informix Server 1 Delivered

Informix Enterprise Gateway 7.31 FD7

Gateway crashes when trying to use 'Catalog' feature in 'GWDBA' utility. Open PMR later showed that the Gateway will not work with glibc versions greater than 2.5.34.
over 9 years ago in Informix / Informix Client Products 1 Delivered