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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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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

SQLTable() does not like escape sequences in catalog name parameter

My application uses the IBM Informix ODBC driver.Issue with respect to ODBC call SQLTables.As per ODBC specifications for SQLTables, the catalogname can have escape sequences ('\').Say I have a database: db_en. In my call to SQLTables,char dbname[...
over 10 years ago in Informix / Informix Client Products 0 Not under consideration

Provision in CDC API to read the transactional data from archived/backed-up Informix logical logs?

I understand that CDC API can be used to read the transactional data from any of the active informix logical logs.Do we have a provision to read the transactional data from archived/backed-up Informix logical logs? If no, I would like to log an en...
over 10 years ago in Informix / Informix Client Products 0 Not under consideration

'onstat -g mem' should give a complete picture of all memory usage by an Informix instance

Currently 'onstat -g mem' does not include vp cache information and some other memory structures. Similarly syspools view is missing information too.
over 10 years ago in Informix / Informix Server 0 Not under consideration

Equivalent of DB2 COMM_EXIT functionality

DB2 has integrated Guardium in the server via its COMM_EXIT functionality. Currently there are a lot of issues supporting Informix in Guardium. Some of the issues are correctly ignoring replication traffic, configuring for shared memory connection...
over 10 years ago in Informix / Informix Server 0 Not under consideration

Need an onmode option to terminate orphaned, tightly coupled global transactions. Onmode -Z does not address this case.

If a Java application that uses tightly coupled global transactions (such as from Geronimo / WebSphere app servers) abnormally terminates, it may leave the global transaction orphaned on the Informix database server. In this case, an onstat -G wil...
over 10 years ago in Informix / Informix Server 0 Not under consideration

Informix Enterprise Gateway 7.31 FD7

Gateway crashes when trying to use 'Catalog' feature in 'GWDBA' utility. Open PMR later showed that the Gateway will not work with glibc versions greater than 2.5.34.
over 10 years ago in Informix / Informix Client Products 1 Delivered

Allow TRUNCATE on table with users access

As detailed on Informix Manual , the truncate statement is considered DDL and not DML and not allow execute it even if there dirty reads over the table.The request: Allow run the truncate over a table even if there users reading the table.
over 10 years ago in Informix / Informix Server 0 Not under consideration

Provide more granular database-level privileges than just CONNECT, RESOURCE and DBA

We have a requirement to support a code deployment role where a user, whose job role is not a DBA, can release code into a given database. The type of things they would be doing is:* Creating and dropping procedures, synonyms, triggers, indices an...
almost 11 years ago in Informix / Informix Server 0 Not under consideration

Automatic Cluster Failback feature

We think Informix Cluster should have an automatically failback feature, that could physically priorize our servers (suggesting always that the primary node is in a site, for example).It would be just the same as using a Connection Manager, plus t...
almost 11 years ago in Informix / Informix Server 0 Not under consideration