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Add columnar indexes to Informix.

Other databases e.g. DB2 have columnar index support builtin, we would like that in Informix as well. use case the same as for DB2.
about 1 year ago in Informix / Informix Server 0 Future consideration

Create a real IDS driver for Tableau

Hi, my customer is a long haul IDS customer who loves it. A few years ago, his team fell in love with Tableau, which resolved many business cases for his company. Unfortunately, after getting more and more demanding with Tableau functionality, and...
over 2 years ago in Informix / Informix Client Products 1 Not under consideration

temp Dbspace in RAM

We make high use of temp. Tables in our applications. With todays hardware availability it seems reasonable to me to hold the complete tmp. dbspace in the RAM (or RAMDISK). Unfortunately this is not supported by Informix IDS directly. Advantages o...
over 6 years ago in Informix / Informix Server 3 Delivered

Backup / ReadAhead Performance

To speedup backup time, it would be nice if Informix can read with more than 64k from disk. Example 12G SAS SSD - read 100 GByte with dd iflag=direct:Blocksize Throughput Time64k 197 MB/Sec 519 Sec (8:39)256k 438 MB/Sec 233 Sec (3:53)2048k 1186 MB...
over 6 years ago in Informix / Informix Server 0 Not under consideration

Allow Informix to kill sessions not only limited by session-id

Informix should be able to kill sessions not only limited by session-id:For example: If a admin should kill sessions from a specific user or host a script is needed. So it would be helpfull if onmode -z would accept following syntax for example:$ ...
almost 4 years ago in Informix / Informix Server 0 Not under consideration

InformixHQ enhancements

There are important basic features are missing in InformixHQ tool shipped with Informix 14.10XC2 version. Without these basic features, it would be hard for us to use the tool to quickly identify specific information looking for , specially when d...
almost 4 years ago in Informix / Informix Server 1 Delivered

Ability to rotate log files with Connection manager

At the moment the informix connection manager keeps a constant handle on it's log files You cannot rotate logfiles without firts shutting down the connectin manager
over 5 years ago in Informix / Informix Client Products 1 Not under consideration

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...
almost 9 years ago in Informix / Informix Server 0 Not under consideration

Enable READ ONLY access to DB2 from Informix using DRDA protocol

This is request for Wal-Mart , we have 100s of Informix gateway manager installed (DRDA) to join quries Informix and DB2 database.
over 9 years ago in Informix / Informix Server 0 Not under consideration

Provide a Prometheus exporter for Informix

Many organizations use unified approach to collecting, storing and visualizing metrics from various sources using at least one of the few established platforms of which Prometheus+Grafana are probably the most prominent. It would be very beneficia...
almost 4 years ago in Informix 1 Not under consideration