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PINNED Enable DVM Studio to be able to quickly capture environment data needed for problem resolution
We are sometimes asked to provide detailed information for a Case we have opened on DVM. Information includes the current build, IN00, trace browse, map definitions and sometimes the underlying data that is causing the issue. If functionality wa...

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Communications Buffer Monitoring Support (CBMS) feature on Informix V11.7

Request to back port Informix internal RTC # 22663 to V11.7Feature abstract :IBM Infosphere Guardium provides a database auditing solution that reads the traffic between the database server and clients. It is prevented from analyzing the communica...
almost 7 years ago in Informix / Informix Server 0 Not under consideration

support for EF for ODBC driver

Currently Entity Framework is supported only by DRDA driver. It is not possible to switch ODBC applications to native DRDA applications. Rather existing applications will remain as ODBC. Despite of this it would be good to have EF - it simplifies ...
almost 7 years ago in Informix / Informix Client Products 0 Not under consideration

support for snapshot isolation in .Net code

Microsoft already supports IsolationLevel.Snapshot in .Net code.Informix has LAST COMMITTED isolation level which is equivalent.For some reasons in .NET code IsolationLevel.Snapshot is not supported on Informix database. Also there is no way to se...
almost 7 years ago in Informix / Informix Client Products 0 Not under consideration

Enable RTM to honour usergroup permissions so that a user can control all jobs via RTM that they can via LSF

We have configured many of our usergroups to be their own admin, which means that any member of that usergroup can manage any job submitted by any user via that usergroup. However, in RTM Grid->Job Info ->Details page the user can only contr...
almost 7 years ago in Spectrum LSF 3 Not under consideration

Regulation of the transport objects by data source per pureScale cluster within the JVM.

This requirement was raised in the old IBM requirement system in 2011. The requirement id was R2PRO00006740. The connection from JVM(WebSphere) connection pool- JCC driver - Global transport pool into the agent of UDB pure scale. The requirement i...
almost 7 years ago in Db2 / pureScale 1 Not under consideration

Implicit cast of decimal/exp notation format comparator to valid decimal value when DSNHDECM DECIMAL=COMMA

When the subsystem decimal point is a period, the following comparisons are treated as valid:WHERE = dddd.ddWHERE = 0.ddddddEnnWhen the subsystem decimal point is a comma, comparisons in dynamic SQL of the form:WHERE = dddd.ddWHERE = dddd,ddWH...
almost 7 years ago in Db2 for z/OS 0 Future consideration

JDBC routines may fail with a SQL4304N when selecting from a table with a large number of columns

A Java stored procedure or function selects from a table of around 590 columns, it will fail with a SQL4304N error indicating a Java CLASS could not be loaded and containing the string "sqlejDestroyContext", reason code "5". This issue is specif...
almost 7 years ago in Db2 Connect and DS Driver 0 Not under consideration

MapReduce - Platform Symphony M/R to support Object Store (QA Project)

Many customers are looking for an lower cost storage options(similar to Amazon S3 or OpenStack Swift) on Amazon cloud or Softlayer cloud and able to run analytic on it. Current option for storage that are available to IBM Platform Symphony Cloud ...
almost 7 years ago in Spectrum Symphony / Version 6.1.1 3 Not under consideration

DB2 LUW to have option to ignore QUERYNO clause of SQL on DB2 z/OS

The client has many SQL for z/DB2 production environment with QUERYNO clause like the following sample.    SELECT /* Comment */           A_ID,           A_NAME       FROM           A_MASTER       WHERE          Â...
almost 7 years ago in Db2 / Statements (DDL and DML) 0 Not under consideration

CTAS (Create Table As)

Implement "CTAS", i.e. the ability to create and populate a table based on another existing table. Common in other DBMSes (even Netezza!).CREATE TABLE dba1.item_new AS SELECT * FROM dba1.itemandCREATE TABLE dba1.item_new AS SELECT * FROM dba1.item...
almost 7 years ago in Informix / Informix Server 1 Delivered