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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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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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support for snapshot isolation in .Net code

Microsoft already supports IsolationLevel.Snapshot in .Net code.Informix has LAST COMMITTED isolation level which is equivalent.For some reasons in .NET code IsolationLevel.Snapshot is not supported on Informix database. Also there is no way to se...
over 9 years ago in Informix / Informix Client Products 1 Not under consideration

Add server/host down alert to Open Admin Tool

Provide a means to have Open Admin Tool check for an informix server or a host being down and send an email when one is found.
over 9 years ago in Informix / Informix Client Products 1 Not under consideration

Parallel index build and check is not supported on table with interval and range fragmentation.

CUSTOMER: CLEARTECH LTDA CONTACT.: Celso Cabral PRODUCT.: INFORMIX 11.70FC4X4 OS......: Red Hat Customer want to know how to if INFORMIX may use parallelism to create index using fragment by range and interval. eof--------------
about 10 years ago in Informix / Informix Server 0 Not under consideration

InformixHQ - heatmap - feature

Hello, Recently, during heavy load on an Informix Database, we noticed that there were some sessions that are using high IO Activity. We were using AGS Sentinel and was able to see these sessions in RED colour in a heatmap (see attached). It will ...
6 days ago in Informix / Informix Client Products 0 Submitted

Improve Ontape Point-in-Time Restores for Tables

The archecker tool can be used for point-in-time restores of table data from Level 0 Informix backups in conjunction with whatever logs were created after the Level 0 backup. However, if an organization does one Level 0 backup per week, then they ...
27 days ago in Informix / Informix Server 2 Submitted

Create an Informix-HQ sensor that populates an historical data table with the slowest/heaviest queries on an instance.

SQLTRACE has proved been a valuable resource to identify slow/heavy queries. An even sysadmin may store a history of the SQLTRACE output, it would be great to have a filter for the heaviest/slowest queries, and store them as a sensor of Informix-HQ.
6 months ago in Informix / Informix Server 0 Submitted

Add Block Indexes to informix

Add Block Indexes to informix similar to DB2 MDC Tables and Postgres BRIN Indexes.
7 months ago in Informix / Informix Server 0 Under review

Fix FLOAT error in Informix HQ

Hello Team, I am seeing following error when I click on UI->System Reports-> SQL with the Most Buffer Activity "Value will not fit in a FLOAT." Error occurs for the following System reports too: SQL with the Most Buffer Activity SQL with the...
7 months ago in Informix / Informix Server 0 Planned for future release

Enable chunk rename during log recovery

Whenever Informix performs a backup of the rootdbs, it automatically backs up Informix critical files (oncfg, onconfig & sqlhosts). When the Informix critical files are restored via "onbar -r -cf only -t <A TIMESTAMP>", it restores the l...
about 2 years ago in Informix / Informix Server 0 Future consideration

Unable to Remove Previous Informix FC version from Windows Programs and Features

I tried to install the Informix Fix Pack in another folder as instructed by IBM support. However the Informix FC version stays the same and there is a an error or bug in uninstalling the previous Informix FC versions from the Windows Programs and ...
almost 3 years ago in Informix / Informix Server 0 Is a defect