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Search results: Informix

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INFORMIX Servers Management table Auto Repair Tool

Database management table of (systables, sysindexes, syscolumns, etc..) information is damaged,The repair to us function when the consistency has become not be maintained.
almost 9 years ago in Informix / Informix Server 0 Not under consideration

Only update rows in referenced tables only once per template repair (with p > 0), thus avoid deadlock & LongTX

Product in Use IBM Informix 11.70UC8X6Customer Information Duane GuthrieEmail: dguthrie@cisco.com Phone: 972-813-5115Sizing info TBDProduct Enhancement Request Abstract Request to only update rows in referenced tables (t1 and t2 here) only once ...
almost 9 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...
about 9 years ago in Informix / Informix Client Products 1 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...
about 9 years ago in Informix / Informix Server 0 Not under consideration

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.
about 9 years ago in Informix / Informix Client Products 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 ...
about 9 years ago in Informix / Informix Client Products 1 Not under consideration

Add COALESCE function

Add a COALESCE function to Informix just like DB and many other databases have it.
about 9 years ago in Informix / Informix Server 2 Delivered

IBM Informix 4GL 7.51.xC1 certification on RedHat Linux version 7 and 7.1

Customer is requesting that we certify IBM Informix Tools (4GL & SQL) on RedHat Linux version 7.1.
about 9 years ago in Informix / Informix Client Products 1 Delivered

UTC/GMT timestamp conversion function for Informix database

Informix does not have a UTC/GMT timestamp conversion function. Requirement :---------------------------------1) Cast function to convert from a particular datetime to UTC datetime based on the current timezone2) Cast function to convert from sysd...
about 9 years ago in Informix / Informix Server 1 Not under consideration

Working system-calls from sysadmin tasks with Informix for Windows

Automatic Backup Tasks started from within the sysadmin-scheduler don't work on windows systems. The same problem with every other system-call. This is a Windows-specific problem. On Linux systems this works as intended.
about 9 years ago in Informix / Informix Server 0 Not under consideration