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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 (

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Enhance EXPLAIN in order to no longer need Informix server access

Currently Informix EXPLAIN generates a server side file. For developers that are working from remote machines, it becomes problematic to retrieve the explain files when they have restricted access to the Informix Server machine. There are 2 undoc...
over 4 years ago in Informix / Informix Server 3 Delivered

Including Gateway as Default Installation

When installing Cognos Analytics, always require to choose "Optional Gateway" explicitly, and sometimes even selected, it doesn't really install properly. In some case, we may need to install Informix using Easy Install, which is the only way,...
almost 5 years ago in Cognos Analytics 0 Delivered

Support of Informix 14.10 as data source

At the moment, Cognos BI 10.2.2 does not fully support Informix 14.10 as data source, which leads to problems and abortions when running reports: Obviously, Cognos query engine generates SQL code, which cannot be executed within Informix 14.10. Th...
almost 5 years ago in Cognos Analytics 0 Delivered

HQ to show Informix server edition, version and fixpack version

Basic info useful in a heterogeneous deployment
almost 5 years ago in Informix / Informix Server 0 Delivered

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

New Enhancements for InformixHQ tool

Latest InformixHQ version released along with Informix 14 database server do not have enough rich features to investigate the database server related some commonly used issues to drill down and identify the issues quickly and easily. The suggested...
about 5 years ago in Informix / Informix Server 4 Delivered

32-bit build of Informix Client SDK 4.50 for Linux

With the release of Informix Client SDK 4.50, the 32-bit build for Linux was dropped. We are still generating 32-bit binaries, ESQL/C, for use with Informix. We need a 32-bit build of Client SDK 4.50 for Linux.
about 5 years ago in Informix / Informix Client Products 2 Delivered

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...
about 5 years ago in Informix / Informix Server 1 Delivered

Informix support for Windows Server 2019

Hi, in Germany we have some big ESA customers like Unify Software and Solutions who purchase at roughly 600k licenses per year. This week they and our ESA VAD Bytec both asked when we will have support for Win 2019 in place. At Unify this determin...
about 5 years ago in Informix / Informix Server 2 Delivered

Informix server ad 4GL tools support for Power 9 RH-Linux Little Endian

From Mexico business partner - my interpretation and of the clients of the information available, is that a strategy unification is missing, this generates a gray zone of the feasibility of the product, the Linux area in Power is addressing LE and...
over 5 years ago in Informix / Informix Server 1 Delivered