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OAT Top Level Dashboard Flexibility

Please add a feature to allow a user to modify which categories have icons on the top dashboard that displays multiple instances. There should be a way to add a description of each instance (in our case all stores for example have the same instan...
about 8 years ago in Informix / Informix Client Products 1 Not under consideration

Connection pooling should not lock databases if all connections are closed

In case connection pooling is enabled in the driver (no matter if using ODBC, .NET Provider or the .NET Core provider), the driver keeps connections from the pool open to the database server in order for a faster reconnect in the applications.Anyh...
6 months ago in Informix / Informix Client Products 0 Future consideration

Informix ESQL/C ifx_var_getdata() should do charset conversion when binding with CLVCHARPTRTYPE

Environment: Linux Debian 10.7 or Windows 10 Informix server: IDS-14.10.FC5 Informix client: CSDK 4.50.FC5With the DB in UTF-8 (DB_LOCALE = en_us.utf8) and client app in another character encoding (CLIENT_LOCALE=en_us.8859-15):When fetching an LVA...
9 months ago in Informix / Informix Client Products 0 Future consideration

Don't create new Timer threads for each query in the JDBC driver when query timeout is enabled

Since upgrading our JBoss server, we sometimes we see thousands of Timer threads in the application server. Disabling QueryTimout is the current workaround
about 1 year ago in Informix / Informix Client Products 2 Delivered

Add CLIENT_LABEL parameter for setnet32 (ODBC) connections

Hi, We have noticed there is no parameter value we can set for CLIENT_LABEL through setnet32 driver. To debug or diagnose particular user session easily, we would request to add this 'CLIENT_LABEL' parameter into setnet32. One other thing we wou...
almost 2 years ago in Informix / Informix Client Products 6 Delivered

Support for multiple SBSPACEs for LOBS (IBM Data Server Driver)

Our product uses smart CLOB and BLOB fields. Due to their size, they are split among multiple SBSPACEs.The classic Informix Provider for ADO.NET supports multiple SBSPACEs with methods such as "conn.GetIfxClob(tableName, columnName);".The Data Se...
over 6 years ago in Informix / Informix Client Products 1 Not under consideration

better diagnostic for locale errors

We experience -21005 errors typically during loading data to the database. The error (undocumented) means that at least one character is not supported by database locale. Unfortunately it is not sufficient to correct input data fast: there is no f...
almost 7 years ago in Informix / Informix Client Products 1 Not under consideration

make Informix JDBC driver JDBC 4 compliant

The Informix JDBC driver should be JDBC4 compliant. That means, no separate JARs for driver and XA-driver and the file „java.sql.Driver“ in the „META-INF/services/“ directory
about 7 years ago in Informix / Informix Client Products 1 Delivered

optimize the LO access for small amount of data

Optimize the LO access of the Informix JDBC Driver for small amount of data. Right now there is bad bad performance in data retrieval because the amount of work and message between the server and client to retrieve the data is more than the data i...
about 7 years ago in Informix / Informix Client Products 1 Delivered

ODBC driver support for HTML datatype

Extension to the ODBC driver to have support for extended data types such as HTML. This issue is with all platforms and all CSDK versions. However, for your reference, we have tried this on below CSDK and IDS version.Database Version:Informix Vers...
over 7 years ago in Informix / Informix Client Products 1 Not under consideration