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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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Onclean to display shmem key and master daemon process id before removing them

Currently the onclean command will immediately locate the process id and shmem key and clean/kill it. Example :[informix@localhost ~]$ onclean -konclean: Cleaning up processes and resources for 'local_shm'...*** WARNING: This will terminate IBM In...
about 6 years ago in Informix / Informix Server 0 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.
over 7 years ago in Informix / Informix Server 0 Not under consideration

Support for floating point "DECfloat" data types in DQM so floatingvalues not being rounded to a Double datatype in Cognos BI

Support for floating point "DECfloat" data types in DQM so floatingvalues not being rounded to a Double datatype************************************************************* The IEEE Standard IEEE 754-2008 (previously called IEEE 754r) for binary ...
almost 8 years ago in Cognos Analytics 0 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 8 years ago in Informix / Informix Server 0 Not under consideration

Remove CHAR Space Padding In ODBC Driver 4.10

Other drivers (Informix JDBC / Open Link etc) have the ability to automatically TRIM trailing spaces from character fields - we badly need the same feature applied to ODBC. We note that the VARCHAR / NVARCHAR equivalent has just been added to ODBC...
over 8 years ago in Informix / Informix Client Products 0 Not under consideration

Need config param to allow user to specify what dbspaces should be used for Mongo collections

Currently (IDS 12.10.FC2X6) when a collection is created in the Informix server the dbspaces used are selected by some automated process. The user has no control where the data or indexes are placed. There should be a config parameter which could ...
almost 9 years ago in Informix / Informix Server 0 Not under consideration

informix 4gl needs support for boolean

Informix 4gl should support the conversion of the booleandatatype into something rational. Currently it cannot select it correctly. It can however set it correctly.
over 5 years ago in Informix / Informix Client Products 0 Not under consideration

Make changes in the Informix backup process using onbar

Hi,i am using onbar utility to take backup of 4TB database using 12 threads and it took 8-9 hours for complete 0 level . i feel IBM needs to make changes in the Informix backup process. Whenever backup of a dbspace is in progress and if that dbspa...
almost 6 years ago in Informix / Informix Server 0 Not under consideration

Informix native driver for Go programming language

We need an Informix native driver for the Go programming language.
almost 7 years ago in Informix / Informix Client Products 0 Not under consideration

Informix cluser technology

when running the write application on the SDS node, the performance is very bad. and customer hope to change the architecture. with oracle RAC and DB2 purescale, the customer could run the different application (for example one is CRM, the other i...
about 7 years ago in Informix / Informix Server 0 Not under consideration