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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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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 Employees should enter Ideas at https://ideas.ibm.com


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Informix should be supported as a Kubernetes based Database inside of the Container

We have Docker for this presently. Many customers have requested this, particularly those support OpenShift and RHEL Linux.
5 months ago in Informix / Informix Server 0 Under review

Support for datetime with timezone

Informix currently lacks an SQL standard datatype to store datetime/timestamp with timezone. This datatype is supported on other databases with different datatypes names: “TIMESTAMP WITH TIME ZONE/LOCAL TIME ZONE” in Oracle “TIMESTAMP WITH TIME ZO...
6 months ago in Informix / Informix Server 0 Under review

Add Readonly Database Connection Support

It would be beneficial to have a readonly connection when accessing the database from third party software. Many products provide the ability to connect via JDBC but they also have the ability to make changes. Example LibreOffice Base can be setup...
8 months ago in Informix / Informix Server 0 Not under consideration

Add MDC Multidimension Clustering Tables to Informix same as DB2

Add MDC Multidimension Clustering Tables to Informix same as DB2
9 months ago in Informix / Informix Server 0 Not under consideration

Certify Informix 4GL 7.51.FC2 on RHEL 8

https://www.ibm.com/support/pages/informix-4gl-system-requirements per this web page, there are no versions of informix 4GL certified on RHEL8. Can you update this with RHEL8 information? In particular, we need 7.51.FC2 certified so that we can up...
11 months ago in Informix / Informix Client Products 1 Delivered

Official support for IDS on Alma Linux

Following the recent change in status of Centos, some customers may wish to convert their Informix servers to Alma Linux soon. This will be for both IDS 12.10 and 14.10. Can IBM/HCL certify this platform.
about 1 year ago in Informix / Informix Server 1 Delivered

Allow changing of S3 Prefix for onbar backups

Scenario is you have 1000+ sites to backup all with the same informix server name. instead of changing the informixserver name you can set prefix on the onpsm backup. this allows for reducing the amount of buckets for this setup in cases where you...
over 1 year ago in Informix / Informix Server 0 Not under consideration

Informix Purescale

Add DB2 Purescale to Informix. This would allow high speed replication via Roce.
over 1 year ago in Informix / Informix Server 1 Future consideration

Add support for an asynchronous/non-blocking Java API

Add support for an asynchronous/non-blocking Java API called Reactive Relational Database Connectivity (R2DBC) (https://r2dbc.io/). The R2DBC driver list includes several DBMS, but not Informix. Customer case: In Huge systems with lots of users se...
over 1 year ago in Informix / Informix Server 0 Planned for future release

SELinux policies for Informix on RHEL version 7 and upwards

At startup the Informix database spawns a number of processes, that run as unconfined SeLinux processes. From the permission perspective, some of these processes run as informix user (example: cpu and encrypt vps) whilst others run as root user (l...
almost 2 years ago in Informix / Informix Server 1 Not under consideration