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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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Request to support Informix C-ISAM 7.25 on AIX7.2

1)Customer application have used Informix C-ISAM for a log time.2)The application renewal project already started.3)Customer required using Informix C-ISAM 7.25 on AIX7.2.4)AIX7.2 was standard OS in this customer about UNIX enviroment.
about 7 years ago in Informix / Informix Client Products 0 Not under consideration

Informix support for Oracle Linux (RHCK)

Request Informix IDS v11 FC9 support for Oracle Linux (Red Hat Compatible Kernel) version 6.5 X86-64 bit.
about 8 years ago in Informix / Informix Server 0 Not under consideration

Support for multiple SBSPACEs for LOBS (IBM Data Server Driver)

Our product uses smart CLOB and BLOB fields. Due to their size, they are split among multiple SBSPACEs. The classic Informix Provider for ADO.NET supports multiple SBSPACEs with methods such as "conn.GetIfxClob(tableName, columnName);". The Data S...
over 8 years ago in Informix / Informix Client Products 1 Not under consideration

support for snapshot isolation in .Net code

Microsoft already supports IsolationLevel.Snapshot in .Net code.Informix has LAST COMMITTED isolation level which is equivalent.For some reasons in .NET code IsolationLevel.Snapshot is not supported on Informix database. Also there is no way to se...
about 9 years ago in Informix / Informix Client Products 1 Not under consideration

Add server/host down alert to Open Admin Tool

Provide a means to have Open Admin Tool check for an informix server or a host being down and send an email when one is found.
about 9 years ago in Informix / Informix Client Products 1 Not under consideration

Parallel index build and check is not supported on table with interval and range fragmentation.

CUSTOMER: CLEARTECH LTDA CONTACT.: Celso Cabral PRODUCT.: INFORMIX 11.70FC4X4 OS......: Red Hat Customer want to know how to if INFORMIX may use parallelism to create index using fragment by range and interval. eof--------------
almost 10 years ago in Informix / Informix Server 0 Not under consideration

Column level encryption, an option to cleanup passwords on certain/all rows for DBSO or Informix

All users which are granted permissions for insert/modify data into tables are also allowed to use their own password for column level data encryption. But not all user are their whole lifetime in the company and move. What happened with their ...
almost 4 years ago in Informix / Informix Server 1 Not under consideration

IBM Data Server .Net Provider Support For Informix Types TEXT, BYTE and BOOLEAN

We are in the process of moving from .Net Framework to .Net Core. We currently use the Informix Client SDK ADO.Net drivers to access Informix databases using ADO.Net. When we tried to migrate to the IBM Data Server Driver (IBM.Data.DB2.dll) we fo...
almost 4 years ago in Db2 / Db2 Connect and Drivers 0 Not under consideration

Optional expiration date for default role

In modern environments with a minimum need of data protection it is mandatory to set an expiration date to user accounts. Informix heavily depends on the user management of the underlying OS. In real life users have access to different database...
over 4 years ago in Informix 1 Not under consideration

Want the TImestamp to accept fraction of 6 nanoseconds in SPSS Modeler v16 and v17 or latest.

I have experienced an issue with the use of milli/nano seconds as a timestamp value. I wish it can be looked at and resolved ASAP. I 've also log a case to the IBM Supports team on the 29 May 2018 . Case number: TS000968201. In surrmary, In SP...
over 5 years ago in SPSS Modeler / SPSS Modeler 0 Not under consideration