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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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Informix Enterprise Gateway - add support for Oracle NVARCHAR2 datatype

Need to access a table in Oracle 11g with datatype NVARCHAR2 , but always fail with error : 29050: Error accessing schema information (field number 4 SQL type not recognized.{Sub=0x0430,Ifx=-29044,Obj=TARGE).
over 4 years ago in Informix / Informix Client Products 0 Not under consideration

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...
almost 5 years ago in Informix / Informix Server 2 Delivered

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...
about 7 years ago in Informix / Informix Server 0 Not under consideration

Informix cluser technology

when running the write application on the SDS node, the performance is very bad. and customer hope to change the architecture. with oracle RAC and DB2 purescale, the customer could run the different application (for example one is CRM, the other i...
over 8 years ago in Informix / Informix Server 0 Not under consideration

IWA: Need support for SQL function INSTR(), i.e., in-string

Informix Warehouse Accelerator (IWA) does not support the SQL function INSTR(), which allows us to search a substring within a string, and gets the location or character position of that substring inside the string. Informix does support substring...
over 8 years ago in Informix / Informix Server 0 Not under consideration

Keep ISQL, C4GL, and R4GL installation and run time > compatible with being installed in the same INFORMIXDIR with all > cu

Keep ISQL, C4GL, and R4GL installation and run time > compatible with being installed in the same INFORMIXDIR with all > currently supported Informix Dynamic Server database server software and CSDK releases Changing this functionality will ...
almost 9 years ago in Informix / Informix Client Products 1 Not under consideration

Clear text passwords are displayed in onstat -g sql/ses commands for Informix user account create/modify user SQL commands

When using USERMAPPING feature to create internal Informix user accounts, it was found the SQL command executed to create an account or modify the password of an existing account is displayed in the output of onstat -g ses and onstat -g sql. Also ...
over 9 years ago in Informix / Informix Server 0 Not under consideration

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

Informix Enterprise Gateway 7.31 FD7

Gateway crashes when trying to use 'Catalog' feature in 'GWDBA' utility. Open PMR later showed that the Gateway will not work with glibc versions greater than 2.5.34.
over 10 years ago in Informix / Informix Client Products 1 Delivered

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.
over 10 years ago in Informix / Informix Server 0 Not under consideration