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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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Support IDataReader::GetBytes / IfxDataReader::GetBytes for BSON fields

We're using the BSON capabilities of the Informix server in order to store data in a separate BSON colum - like additional information for the data row or optional fields that may vary from row to row (e.g. translations to different languages). Wi...
almost 2 years ago in Informix / Informix Client Products 3 Future consideration

Informix HQ - API calls for Groups/Servers administration

Hello Team, I am aware that we can create/add/delete Servers/Groups via InformixHQ UI as admin. Are there API calls that I can use with curl for add/delete/modify Servers/Groups ? This will help in automating end-to-end configuration of Informix H...
7 months ago in Informix / Informix Client Products 0 Future consideration

'onstat -g mem' should give a complete picture of all memory usage by an Informix instance

Currently 'onstat -g mem' does not include vp cache information and some other memory structures. Similarly syspools view is missing information too.
about 9 years ago in Informix / Informix Server 0 Future consideration

Archecker table level restore utility does not compatible of handling Informix engine complex table schema clauses

Individual Table restoration 'archecker' utility only support simple schema definition contents as the schema file. However, Informix engine support complex clauses when setting up a table. E.g. When fragmenting a table based on interval based fra...
almost 5 years ago in Informix / Informix Server 0 Not under consideration

Informix HQ: Display kind of DBSpace type

Informix HQ (1.0.0 2019-02-07) has the functionality to display dbspaces (Storage --> Spaces). The Type column shows temporary dbspace, sbspace and dbspace. It does not show e.g. the Physical Log Dbspace. (onsta -d flag P). Furthermore HQ coul...
almost 4 years ago in Informix 0 Future consideration

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...
over 2 years ago in Informix / Informix Server 0 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

Separate user for working with Informix CDC API

Currently the Informix CDC API requires the use of the 'informix' account. We would like the Informix CDC API modified so that it can run in a fully supported fashion as a separate user.
almost 5 years ago in Informix / Informix Server 0 Not under 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

optimize the interval fragment

when using interval fragment with date or datetime column, the latest fragment is in the last one, so the performance of the Insert will become slow. if Informix can keep the latest fragment as the first fragment, it will improve the performance o...
about 4 years ago in Informix / Informix Server 0 Future consideration