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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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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.

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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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Remove the physical storage limitations on Innovator-C

At release of Informix Innovator-C Edition 11.70 xc5, a large number of functionality has been withdrawn ( ER and more), as well as new ressource limitations have been implemented or inreased, such as limitation to 1 CPU vp for instance. We think ...
almost 8 years ago in Informix / Informix Server 0 Not under consideration

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 3 years ago in Informix / Informix Client Products 0 Future consideration

14.10 macOS port

Informix 14.10 should available for macOS
over 3 years ago in Informix / Informix Server 1 Not under consideration

Informix AIO tunig options in the way kernel resources are allocated (aio-nr).

When you bring up a instance of the Informix Server which uses KAIO the instance goes out and takes 50% of the aio-nr resources from what I have been able find. then when a second instance comes up it took like 75% of the resources left and then a...
over 3 years ago in Informix / Informix Server 2 Delivered

Allow BACKUP_FILTER to be set by onmode command

Informix version 12.10.FC13 - on Solaris server I want to use different BACKUP_FILTER settings for onbar and ontape. I use onbar for daily backups and logs and ontape for syncing RSS. For onbar - BACKUP_FILTER = /opt/csw/bin/pigz -1 -p 2 -b 25...
over 2 years ago in Informix / Informix Server 0 Future consideration

Onclean to display shmem key and master daemon process id before removing them

Currently the onclean command will immediately locate the process id and shmem key and clean/kill it. Example :[informix@localhost ~]$ onclean -konclean: Cleaning up processes and resources for 'local_shm'...*** WARNING: This will terminate IBM In...
over 6 years ago in Informix / Informix Server 0 Not under consideration

Avoid informix instance restart after parameter DBCREATE_PERMISSION being changed.

Informix instance need to be restart once parameter DBCREATE_PERMISSION being changed. It will cause the downtime/business interruption every time user being add/remove. Request avoiding Informix instance restart after DBCREATE_PERMISSION paramet...
almost 4 years ago in Informix / Informix Server 1 Delivered

Connection Manager Support for all Possible connection types (DRDA/SQLI/Mongo API/REST)

Connection manager needs to connect and function with all of the informix data not just the DRDA and SQL data portions.
over 7 years ago in Informix / Informix Client Products 0 Not under consideration

Informix auditing (onaudit) should be able to record feprogram with the "start session" event

In 11.70 (or earlier) IBM enhanced the client tools and server so that a string for the "front end program" is sent to the server. This can be seen in the syssessions table if a compatible Client SDK or IConnect is used. It would be very useful fo...
over 8 years ago in Informix / Informix Server 0 Future consideration

onunload & BTS and other blades

onunload/onload are valuable tools for migrating databases between instances. These utilities have not been updated to accommodate the new technologies built into Informix, especially Blades and BTS.
about 4 years ago in Informix / Informix Server 0 Future consideration