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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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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 Data & AI Roadmaps (http://ibm.biz/Data-and-AI-Roadmaps) - Use this site to view roadmaps for Data & AI products.

IBM Employees should enter Ideas at https://hybridcloudunit-internal.ideas.aha.io/


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Allow to set Retention for Informix PSM backup images

Current Informix PSM will keep all backup images (Level 0, physical DBspaces backu, logical logs backup, config files backup) in a specific path in filesystem. PSM yet to have housekeeping tool on these backup images.
about 6 years ago in Informix / Informix Server 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...
about 6 years ago in Informix / Informix Server 0 Not under consideration

Avoid engine crash during page reads after hardware failure

the index was corrupted by a hardware malfunction, it was not corrupted by Informix, so there were very likely index pages that had been zeroed out, or had garbage on them. When engine try to access the corrupted index or data page it crashes de i...
about 6 years ago in Informix / Informix Server 0 Not under consideration

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...
over 6 years ago in Informix / Informix Server 0 Not under consideration

Request to support Informix C-ISAM 7.25 on AIX7.2

1)Customer application have used Informix C-ISAM for a log time.2)The application renewal project already started.3)Customer required using Informix C-ISAM 7.25 on AIX7.2.4)AIX7.2 was standard OS in this customer about UNIX enviroment.
over 6 years ago in Informix / Informix Client Products 0 Not under consideration

Informix systabauth table reached maximum space and is at 98%

SYSAUTHD table is at 98% and we want to free up space
over 6 years ago in Informix / Informix Server 1 Not under consideration

Use FSCR information to ommit empty data pages while performing Table Scan (TBSCAN)

ABSTRACT:Table scan over volatile table with large number of empty pages scans all empty pages instead of using FSCR to find pages to be scanned. VERSION INFORMATION:DB2 9.7.FP5 on Linux / DB2 9.7.FP9a on AIX 7.1 / DB2 10.5.FP4 on Linux TECHNICAL ...
over 6 years ago in Db2 / Tables/Index (Range MQ MDC etc.) 0 Not under consideration

Add SSL certs

"Plain text" connections to Informix are only encrypted if using SSL. The manuals and internet only explain "self assigned certification" well enough to implement. To make matters worse the "certs" expire and then you have to wipe everything out, ...
over 6 years ago in Informix / Informix Server 0 Not under consideration

Improve automatic space management

Improve the usability of Automatic Space Management for multi-tiered storage systems.Our system is using backend storage systems where not all disks/LUNs are created with equal speed/bandwidth/latency and other performance factors. Informix storag...
over 6 years ago in Informix / Informix Server 0 Not under consideration

IMAM IS v11.5 enable to import multiple db's

IMAM Importing for Informix, SQLServer, and other databases that currently import 1 database at a time. Before we had asked that in the case of Informix we use the SysMaster DB which contains the metadata for all DBs on the box as opposed to hitti...
over 6 years ago in Information Server - Platform 0 Not under consideration