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


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Allow DBA to re-initialize OS process cache created by the resolver routines

This is a follow up of RFE 33797.The original RFE was closed as "Delivered", but I think the analysis was incorrect. The complain is that whenever a OS process calls gethostbyaddr() or equivalent, the OS itself will cache some information about th...
over 9 years ago in Informix / Informix Server 0 Not under consideration

Informix Query Engine generates bad query/explain plan

There are situations where two or more columns from the same table are related to each other. For example, product_type and product_code from the products table are related, since only certain product_code values can be associated with a given pro...
over 9 years ago in Informix / Informix Server 1 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 9 years ago in Informix / Informix Server 0 Future 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

DDL support through Informix Change Data Capture

REQUIREMENTS FOR DDL SUPPORT FOR INFORMIX THROUGH CHANGE DATA CAPTURE (CDC): As of now Informix Change Data Capture supports only DML operations. DDL is not supported through CDC. Operations to be supported: ---------------------------------------...
over 9 years ago in Informix / Informix Server 0 Not under consideration

syslog support for informix audit logging. or an easier mechanism to forward logs in the shortterm

We will prefer a syslog compliant logging or in the short-term an easier interface for forwarding logs (audit logs) to a centralized system. There is a new PCI/PA-DSS requirement for the financial/banking industry. To send all security logging to ...
over 9 years ago in Informix / Informix Server 2 Delivered

optimize the LO access for small amount of data

Optimize the LO access of the Informix JDBC Driver for small amount of data. Right now there is bad bad performance in data retrieval because the amount of work and message between the server and client to retrieve the data is more than the data i...
over 9 years ago in Informix / Informix Client Products 1 Delivered

SHOW VARY RESULTS WITH BATCHEDREAD_INDEX

support team reply this is work as Informix design, but from customer view, they cannot accept. CIB want IBM to review this issue, hope IBM can change the design.
over 9 years ago in Informix / Informix Server 0 Not under consideration

Informix Multi Instance on zVM

SYSTEM: Informix on zLinux on ZVM 6.1 zLinux 11.2Action: Multi Instance (Residency) performance issues Informix Enterprise server is used for our Electronic Court system at the State of Mississippi. In order to save cost on system resources we dec...
over 9 years ago in Informix / Informix Server 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 ...
almost 10 years ago in Informix / Informix Server 0 Not under consideration