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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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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 ...
over 10 years ago in Informix / Informix Server 0 Not under consideration

Informix AIO tunig options in the way kernel resources are allocated (aio-nr).

When you bring up a instance of the Informix Server which uses KAIO the instance goes out and takes 50% of the aio-nr resources from what I have been able find. then when a second instance comes up it took like 75% of the resources left and then a...
about 5 years ago in Informix / Informix Server 2 Delivered

IDS 12.10 syspurge enhancement

Description: We are experiencing locking errors during IBM Informix Dynamic Server syspurge causing a failure to complete syspurge specifically with tables using interval fragmentation. We understand that currently IBM cannot guarantee that there...
over 3 years ago in Informix / Informix Server 1 Not under consideration

Avoid informix instance restart after parameter DBCREATE_PERMISSION being changed.

Informix instance need to be restart once parameter DBCREATE_PERMISSION being changed. It will cause the downtime/business interruption every time user being add/remove. Request avoiding Informix instance restart after DBCREATE_PERMISSION paramet...
over 5 years ago in Informix / Informix Server 1 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.
about 9 years ago in Informix / Informix Client Products 1 Delivered

Working system-calls from sysadmin tasks with Informix for Windows

Automatic Backup Tasks started from within the sysadmin-scheduler don't work on windows systems. The same problem with every other system-call. This is a Windows-specific problem. On Linux systems this works as intended.
over 9 years ago in Informix / Informix Server 0 Not under consideration

Make changes in the Informix backup process using onbar

Hi,i am using onbar utility to take backup of 4TB database using 12 threads and it took 8-9 hours for complete 0 level . i feel IBM needs to make changes in the Informix backup process. Whenever backup of a dbspace is in progress and if that dbspa...
over 7 years ago in Informix / Informix Server 0 Not under consideration

Support for floating point "DECfloat" data types in DQM so floatingvalues not being rounded to a Double datatype in Cognos BI

Support for floating point "DECfloat" data types in DQM so floatingvalues not being rounded to a Double datatype************************************************************* The IEEE Standard IEEE 754-2008 (previously called IEEE 754r) for binary ...
over 9 years ago in Cognos Analytics 0 Not under consideration

onunload & BTS and other blades

onunload/onload are valuable tools for migrating databases between instances. These utilities have not been updated to accommodate the new technologies built into Informix, especially Blades and BTS.
over 5 years ago in Informix / Informix Server 0 Not under consideration

Informix HTML datatype support across distributed queries

The type of HTML is not widely supported by other APIs other than WebDatablade. Therefore, when a query is made within a distributed query system, where user is inside database db1, and query with html column is made for database db2, below error ...
over 9 years ago in Informix / Informix Client Products 0 Not under consideration