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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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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 Employees should enter Ideas at https://ideas.ibm.com


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Add Query Store functionality to Informix and revert to Last Good Plan

Add functionality to Informix similar to SQL Server Query Store. SQL and plans are logged to a system database. Also if a plan gets worse then the server can learn and go back to the previous query plan if still valid. This would be helpful when t...
19 days ago in Informix / Informix Server 0 Future consideration

Add functionality level

Similar to DB2 z/OS Functional Levels and SQL Server Database Compatablity Level add ability to do the same for new features in newer versions of Informix. At least compared to the previous version. This allows more confidence for upgrades. This w...
19 days ago in Informix / Informix Server 0 Submitted

Informix should be supported as a Kubernetes based Database inside of the Container

We have Docker for this presently. Many customers have requested this, particularly those support OpenShift and RHEL Linux.
about 1 month ago in Informix / Informix Server 0 Under review

Support for datetime with timezone

Informix currently lacks an SQL standard datatype to store datetime/timestamp with timezone. This datatype is supported on other databases with different datatypes names: “TIMESTAMP WITH TIME ZONE/LOCAL TIME ZONE” in Oracle “TIMESTAMP WITH TIME ZO...
about 2 months ago in Informix / Informix Server 0 Under review

Create an Informix-HQ sensor that populates an historical data table with the slowest/heaviest queries on an instance.

SQLTRACE has proved been a valuable resource to identify slow/heavy queries. An even sysadmin may store a history of the SQLTRACE output, it would be great to have a filter for the heaviest/slowest queries, and store them as a sensor of Informix-HQ.
3 months ago in Informix / Informix Server 0 Submitted

Add DB2 zigzap scan capability to Informix

Add DB2 zigzap scan capability to Informix. Simliar to Db2 jump scan but on both indexes in a join.
4 months ago in Informix / Informix Server 0 Submitted

Add DB2 jump scan capability to Informix

Add DB2 jump scan capability to Informix. Same use case as DB2. For indexes where not all the leading columns have predicates but non-leading columns have query predicates.
4 months ago in Informix / Informix Server 0 Submitted

Add Readonly Database Connection Support

It would be beneficial to have a readonly connection when accessing the database from third party software. Many products provide the ability to connect via JDBC but they also have the ability to make changes. Example LibreOffice Base can be setup...
4 months ago in Informix / Informix Server 0 Submitted

Make Informix .NET Core work with DRDA Protocol

The main idea of this request is: today Informix .NET Core needs ODBC from OS. Using DRDA protocol, Informix .NET Core doesn't has any ODBC dependency, which makes easy the development for applications specially when these applications were built ...
4 months ago in Informix / Informix Client Products 0 Submitted

Support TimeSeries Data Type on Informix .NET Core

Microsoft .NET Core is the 5th Programming Language around the world. We have several projects where we gonna use Informix Time Series with C# language. Would be great if Informix .NET Core support timeseries data type.
4 months ago in Informix / Informix Client Products 0 Submitted