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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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We invite you to shape the future of IBM, including product roadmaps, by submitting ideas that matter to you the most. Here's how it works:


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Start by searching and reviewing ideas and requests to enhance a product or service. Take a look at ideas others have posted, and add a comment, vote, or subscribe to updates on them if they matter to you. If you can't find what you are looking for,


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Post ideas and requests to enhance a product or service. Take a look at ideas others have posted and upvote them if they matter to you,

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Welcome to the IBM Ideas Portal (https://www.ibm.com/ideas) - Use this site to find out additional information and details about the IBM Ideas process and statuses.

IBM Unified Ideas Portal (https://ideas.ibm.com) - Use this site to view all of your ideas, create new ideas for any IBM product, or search for ideas across all of IBM.

ideasibm@us.ibm.com - Use this email to suggest enhancements to the Ideas process or request help from IBM for submitting your Ideas.

IBM Data & AI Roadmaps (http://ibm.biz/Data-and-AI-Roadmaps) - Use this site to view roadmaps for Data & AI products.

IBM Employees should enter Ideas at https://hybridcloudunit-internal.ideas.aha.io/


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Informix mapped user authentication with Active Directory

Need a feature from Informix server so that Informix mapped users can also be authenticated by Active Directory. As of now, this feature is not there in Informix.
over 5 years ago in Informix / Informix Server 0 Not under consideration

Informix : Re-introduce the -w parameter for dbschema

Re-introduce the -w parameter for dbschema so a remote dbschema can be done.
over 5 years ago in Informix / Informix Server 1 Not under consideration

Spectrum Protect (TSM) version 7.1.7 certification with Informix ONBAR 12.10

Customers using earlier versions for TSM (now Spectrum Protect) needs certification of version 7.1.7 or newer with Informix ONBAR 12.10, in order to be able to upgrade the backup infrastructure.
over 5 years ago in Informix / Informix Server 0 Not under consideration

Add Informix/onbar in the list of VEEAM Enterprise Backup Solution supported platforms

VEEAM is a fast growing Enterprise Backup solution. As of today, Informix is not part of VEEAM's supported DBMS, but should be supported before decision makers choose other DBMS platforms.
over 5 years ago in Informix / Informix Server 0 Future consideration

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Informix 4GL Compiler runtime and SQL runtime(Execution environment and Development environment) AIX v7.2 support request.
over 5 years ago in Informix / Informix Client Products 1 Delivered

informix 4gl needs support for boolean

Informix 4gl should support the conversion of the booleandatatype into something rational. Currently it cannot select it correctly. It can however set it correctly.
over 5 years ago in Informix / Informix Client Products 0 Not under consideration

temp Dbspace in RAM

We make high use of temp. Tables in our applications. With todays hardware availability it seems reasonable to me to hold the complete tmp. dbspace in the RAM (or RAMDISK). Unfortunately this is not supported by Informix IDS directly. Advantages o...
over 5 years ago in Informix / Informix Server 3 Delivered

Backup / ReadAhead Performance

To speedup backup time, it would be nice if Informix can read with more than 64k from disk. Example 12G SAS SSD - read 100 GByte with dd iflag=direct:Blocksize Throughput Time64k 197 MB/Sec 519 Sec (8:39)256k 438 MB/Sec 233 Sec (3:53)2048k 1186 MB...
almost 6 years ago in Informix / Informix Server 0 Not under consideration

Allow to set Retention for Informix PSM backup images

Current Informix PSM will keep all backup images (Level 0, physical DBspaces backu, logical logs backup, config files backup) in a specific path in filesystem. PSM yet to have housekeeping tool on these backup images.
almost 6 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...
almost 6 years ago in Informix / Informix Server 0 Not under consideration