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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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Get Informix SQLTRACE working to DRDA

Our Informix server is currently being used by clients using the Informix Protocol ("onsoctcp") and the new web clients are using DRDA ("drsoctcp"). When addressing performance issue we extensively use SQLTRACE to pin point "slow" queries. We are ...
about 20 hours ago in Informix / Informix Server 0 Submitted

archecker provide audit summary of tablenames and row count number foreach database/table in a db archive.

when using archecker : having the utility produce an output report, that contains summary information of the contents of an informix archive (ontape or onbar ) :for example:a report that lists the DBNAMES, TABNAMES, NROWS within the archive object.
1 day ago in Informix / Informix Server 0 Submitted

Introduce Named Variables on Informix .NET Core

Named variables is a feature that is widely used by developers (specially those who use .NET Technologies) where they nominate a parameter, set him some value and them execute a SQL Statement passing the named variable as a filter.
10 months ago in Informix / Informix Client Products 1 Not under consideration

Make Informix .NET Core work with DRDA Protocol

The main idea of this request is: today Informix .NET Core needs ODBC from OS. Using DRDA protocol, Informix .NET Core doesn't has any ODBC dependency, which makes easy the development for applications specially when these applications were built ...
10 months ago in Informix / Informix Client Products 0 Not under consideration

Support TimeSeries Data Type on Informix .NET Core

Microsoft .NET Core is the 5th Programming Language around the world. We have several projects where we gonna use Informix Time Series with C# language. Would be great if Informix .NET Core support timeseries data type.
10 months ago in Informix / Informix Client Products 0 Not under consideration

Include Push Data APIs (like Informix JDBC APIs) on Informix .NET Core

Microsoft .NET framework is widely used over the world to build commercial applications. This request is to include APIs on Informix .NET Core make it able to work with Informix ER Push Data and Informix Smart Triggers.
10 months ago in Informix / Informix Client Products 0 Not under consideration

Add migrations feature on Informix .NET Core

In real world projects, data models change as features get implemented: new entities or properties are added and removed, and database schemas need to be changed accordingly to be kept in sync with the application. The migrations feature in EF Cor...
10 months ago in Informix / Informix Client Products 1 Not under consideration

Support for ON DELETE SET NULL and ON UPDATE CASCADE clauses in FOREIGN KEY statements

A customer wanted to use a construction like ALTER TABLE detail_table ADD CONSTRAINT FOREIGN KEY (link_column) REFERENCES master_table ON DELETE SET NULL; so that referencing values would be updated to NULL automatically if a parent row was delete...
3 months ago in Informix / Informix Server 0 Submitted

Unable to see fully qualified name in a trigger for seme instance

we have created as view using fully qualified name but while getting schema it is not showing complete DB address. scenario is given below. create table test_table ( col1 int, col2 varchar(20),col3 datetime year to second default current year to s...
about 2 months ago in Informix / Informix Server 1 Submitted
105 VOTE

Informix should be able to change owner on tables and any other objects

If user=informix creates all database and all tables, then programmer creates table but user=informix cannot change it. Only drop it.
almost 8 years ago in Informix / Informix Server 0 Future consideration