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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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We invite you to shape the future of IBM, including product roadmaps, by submitting ideas that matter to you the most. Here's how it works:


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Start by searching and reviewing ideas and requests to enhance a product or service. Take a look at ideas others have posted, and add a comment, vote, or subscribe to updates on them if they matter to you. If you can't find what you are looking for,


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Post ideas and requests to enhance a product or service. Take a look at ideas others have posted and upvote them if they matter to you,

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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.

IBM Unified Ideas Portal (https://ideas.ibm.com) - Use this site to view all of your ideas, create new ideas for any IBM product, or search for ideas across all of IBM.

ideasibm@us.ibm.com - Use this email to suggest enhancements to the Ideas process or request help from IBM for submitting your Ideas.

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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Add dbschema to Informix CSDK

Developers have the Informix Client SDK installed on their workstations / application development machines. There is the need to be able to dump the Informix databases schemas definitions, but the SDK does not provide any such tool. To work arou...
over 3 years ago in Informix / Informix Client Products 1 Future consideration

Informix Enterprise Gateway - add support for Oracle NVARCHAR2 datatype

Need to access a table in Oracle 11g with datatype NVARCHAR2 , but always fail with error : 29050: Error accessing schema information (field number 4 SQL type not recognized.{Sub=0x0430,Ifx=-29044,Obj=TARGE).
over 3 years ago in Informix / Informix Client Products 0 Future consideration

14.10 macOS port

Informix 14.10 should available for macOS
over 3 years ago in Informix / Informix Server 1 Not under consideration

Including Gateway as Default Installation

When installing Cognos Analytics, always require to choose "Optional Gateway" explicitly, and sometimes even selected, it doesn't really install properly. In some case, we may need to install Informix using Easy Install, which is the only way,...
over 3 years ago in Cognos Analytics 0 Delivered

Certification of Informix Connection Manager with ESQL/COBOL

We are implementing Informix Connection manager with HDR as High Availability solution for our organization. During testing, we identified connection manager is not certified for ESQL/Cobol, our business-critical application is written in Cobol. i...
over 3 years ago in Informix / Informix Client Products 3 Future consideration

Support of Informix 14.10 as data source

At the moment, Cognos BI 10.2.2 does not fully support Informix 14.10 as data source, which leads to problems and abortions when running reports: Obviously, Cognos query engine generates SQL code, which cannot be executed within Informix 14.10. Th...
over 3 years ago in Cognos Analytics 0 Delivered

log capture from Read only secondary / updatable secondary

Currently I can on;y read log data from primary for CDC. I woule like to request I read the transaction logs from read only secondary server (and not primary) as Informix source for CDC and apply to target.
over 3 years ago in Informix / Informix Server 0 Future consideration

Informix Connection Manager should print full timestamp (%Y-%m-%d %H:%M:%S) in logfile

Informix oncmsm logfile does not print complete timestamp - only %H:%M:%SSo it is difficult to parse the logfile and get a complete timestamp with date+time.
over 3 years ago in Informix / Informix Client Products 1 Future consideration

Optional expiration date for default role

In modern environments with a minimum need of data protection it is mandatory to set an expiration date to user accounts. Informix heavily depends on the user management of the underlying OS. In real life users have access to different database...
over 3 years ago in Informix 1 Future consideration

Support Multitenancy in InformixHQ

Multitenancy is a valuable and often underestimated feature of informix. InformixHQ should be able to work with this feature. Otherwise customers have no comfortable access to this feature. We use this heavily onprem for different important r...
over 3 years ago in Informix 0 Future consideration