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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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Provision in CDC API to read the transactional data from archived/backed-up Informix logical logs?

I understand that CDC API can be used to read the transactional data from any of the active informix logical logs.Do we have a provision to read the transactional data from archived/backed-up Informix logical logs? If no, I would like to log an en...
over 10 years ago in Informix / Informix Client Products 0 Not under consideration

Allow TRUNCATE on table with users access

As detailed on Informix Manual , the truncate statement is considered DDL and not DML and not allow execute it even if there dirty reads over the table.The request: Allow run the truncate over a table even if there users reading the table.
about 11 years ago in Informix / Informix Server 0 Not under consideration

Automatic Cluster Failback feature

We think Informix Cluster should have an automatically failback feature, that could physically priorize our servers (suggesting always that the primary node is in a site, for example).It would be just the same as using a Connection Manager, plus t...
about 11 years ago in Informix / Informix Server 0 Not under consideration

Add functionality level

Similar to DB2 z/OS Functional Levels and SQL Server Database Compatablity Level add ability to do the same for new features in newer versions of Informix. At least compared to the previous version. This allows more confidence for upgrades. This w...
8 months ago in Informix / Informix Server 0 Not under consideration

Add DB2 zigzap scan capability to Informix

Add DB2 zigzap scan capability to Informix. Simliar to Db2 jump scan but on both indexes in a join.
10 months ago in Informix / Informix Server 0 Not under consideration

Add DB2 jump scan capability to Informix

Add DB2 jump scan capability to Informix. Same use case as DB2. For indexes where not all the leading columns have predicates but non-leading columns have query predicates.
10 months ago in Informix / Informix Server 0 Not under consideration

Do not allocate MGM memory to UPDATE STATISTICS MEDIUM/HIGH with PDQ if index is used for sort

If an UPDATE STATISTICS MEDIUM/HIGH statement with PDQ is run, Informix will allocate memory for sorts from the memory grant manager (MGM). This happens regardless of whether there is any sorting to do. If a single indexed column is specified in t...
over 1 year ago in Informix / Informix Server 0 Not under consideration

Dbexport/dbimport validate *_LOCALE vars before accessing data files

When working with UTF8 database, DB_LOCALE and CLIENT_LOCALE are required to interact correctly with the databases. This RFE is about issuing a warning to the DBA when doing a dbexport/dbimport with CLIENT_LOCALE unset, especially when DB_LOCALE i...
over 1 year ago in Informix / Informix Server 1 Not under consideration

Enhancement to DROP PROCEDURE / DROP FUNCTION syntax

Currently, the DROP PROCEDURE statement requires that the all of the procedure parameters necessary to completely identify the specific procedure. This is important due to Informix supporting polymorphic procedures, and is generally a good thing. ...
almost 2 years ago in Informix / Informix Server 3 Not under consideration

Improve performance on multifact query on an informix database

We make Cognos reports on multifacts creating multifact queries with full outer join. To keep the query execution time low, we need absolutely the enhancement/fix be implemented in the next informix fixpack 12.10. It is unacceptable when the compe...
about 4 years ago in Informix / Informix Server 0 Not under consideration