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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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Informix Server

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More efficient unique indexes for monotonically increasing keys and constraints

Currently an index on a SERIAL and other monotonically increasing keys only add to the last node in the index causing the node to split into two half filled nodes. Eventually a sufficient number of nodes have so split that the index's search effic...
7 months ago in Informix / Informix Server 1 Not under consideration

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 ...
almost 3 years ago in Informix / Informix Server 1 Not under consideration

14.10 macOS port

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

Informix HQ should have a dark theme like grafana

No description provided
over 3 years ago in Informix / Informix Server 1 Not under consideration

byte and text partitioning

Ability to partition byte and text data stored in blobspace. Eg. create table table1 (,,, colx byte in (blobspc1, blobspc2) ) ... This allows the byte/text data to be partitioned across multiple blobspace so that the blobspace size will not be sk...
almost 4 years ago in Informix / Informix Server 0 Not under consideration

Switching SDS nodes without shutting down mode

Environment OS Version - > SUN SOLARIS 5.11 IDS Version - > 11.70 Two nodes SDS cluster Story : Assume 2 nodes in SDS (Node A - Primary / Node B - Secondary) 01. Assume current primary server (Node A) unavailable due to hardware fa...
about 4 years ago in Informix / Informix Server 0 Not under consideration

Oracel "select any table" feature

Customer need a read only user to do the extract in the data warehouse project or to do the monitor. With the 'select any table' privilege , after customer create some new table,that user only have the read only privilege on those new tables.
about 4 years ago in Informix / Informix Server 1 Not under consideration

Change ER replicant name

Within ER there is no cdr rename repl functionality.
over 4 years ago in Informix / Informix Server 0 Not under consideration

OnBar selective space backup restore allow non-backup spaces online but empty

Most of our customer base rely on selective space OnBar backups. As 99% of our customer base have been used a concept called Copy live database to a test database under the same instance (obviously, with different database and DBspace name) for ev...
almost 5 years ago in Informix / Informix Server 0 Not under consideration

Informix PSM to sync the LLog IDs

Be able to synchronize the Object Id, with Logical Log IDs. At least to have a onpsm option to query the object ID by the Log Id, something like this: onpsm -L detail -l
almost 5 years ago in Informix / Informix Server 0 Not under consideration