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Informix has a rows/page limit of 255 rows/page. Perhaps this was not a problem originally but over time we have seen new features: larger page sizes (up to 16 kB against 2 kB or 4 kB previously, dependent on operating system). compression option....
Automatic conversion of ifx_loc_t (TEXT/BYTE) to/from ifx_lo_t (CLOB/BLOB)
We have legacy ESQL/C code using ifx_loc_t to handle TEXT/BYTE columns. Customers want now to replace TEXT/BYTE by CLOB/BLOB columns in the database... and we would avoid to touch our ESQL/C code. Informix can support simple type conversion. For e...
Perform update statistics based on selected Fragments of a table
This idea is to run update statistics based on selected fragment(s) to refresh table update statistics on latest or selective fragments only. As there are considerable number of fragmented transactional tables are located under current databases t...
Every query which need to group by and concat few columns is impossible with informix. For example for this SQL : select t.tabname, c.constrname
from sysconstraints c, systables t , outer syschecks k
where t.tabname = 'my...
over 2 years ago
Column level encryption, an option to cleanup passwords on certain/all rows for DBSO or Informix
All users which are granted permissions for insert/modify data into tables are also
allowed to use their own password for column level data encryption. But not all user
are their whole lifetime in the company and move.
What happened with their ...
InformixHQ should use TimeSeries for sensor data. I wonder, why are those typical datasets not stored in timeseries. This is a major informix technology for storing sensor data.Why is informix not using its own great technology?
over 2 years ago
IBM Data Server .Net Provider Support For Informix Types TEXT, BYTE and BOOLEAN
We are in the process of moving from .Net Framework to .Net Core. We currently use the Informix Client SDK ADO.Net drivers to access Informix databases using ADO.Net.
When we tried to migrate to the IBM Data Server Driver (IBM.Data.DB2.dll) we fo...
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:$ ...
Allow Informix to accept Non PAM aware clients to connect when using PAM PASSWORD mode
Standard Informix Authentication on unix will perform a getpwnam() call to retrieve the encrypted shadow password from the OS, it will then compare an encrypted version of the password supplied by the client against this, and if they match, authen...
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