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Create a real IDS driver for Tableau

Hi,my customer is a long haul IDS customer who loves it. A few years ago, his team fell in love with Tableau, which resolved many business cases for his company.Unfortunately, after getting more and more demanding with Tableau functionality, and c...
5 months ago in Informix / Informix Client Products 0 Future consideration

CSDK support for static links under the latest GCC releases

Currently the only way to produce a statically linked utility using ESQL/C is to compile and link with a GCC release earlier than 5.5. The latest is v10. Messages look like this:art@Elbereth:~/GoogleDrive/Latest$ esql -static -o dbstruct dbstruct....
5 months ago in Informix / Informix Client Products 2 Future 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...
5 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...
7 months ago in Informix / Informix Client Products 0 Future consideration

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).Wit...
8 months ago in Informix / Informix Client Products 3 Future consideration

extended ESQL/C login structure for solving password length problem

Status:In an application using ESQL/C authentication with instance users, a user can change his password by using sql with a passwort length greater than the 18 character limit imposed by the struct InetLogin (see case TS003855467). After the chan...
about 1 year 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

Modernize dbexport/dbimport and control them from HQ

dbexport and dbimport are useful tools, very easy to use and straight forward. but as the database are growing exponentially, the tool is showing its limitations and a workaroud must be generally be applied, which are kind of time consuming to wr...
almost 2 years ago in Informix / Informix Client Products 3 Future consideration

4.50 macOS Client Drivers

Targeting Developer, students, and consultants creating apps on macOS
about 2 years ago in Informix / Informix Client Products 0 Future consideration