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IDS 12.10 syspurge enhancement

Description: We are experiencing locking errors during IBM Informix Dynamic Server syspurge causing a failure to complete syspurge specifically with tables using interval fragmentation. We understand that currently IBM cannot guarantee that there ...
about 1 year ago in Informix / Informix Server 1 Future consideration

Allow stored procedure conflict resolution on receive-only targets for Enterprise Replication

Currently stored procedure conflict resolution is not allowed on a receive-only participant, but when there are multiple sources and one target, even though the target is receive-only, there can be situations where more advanced logic is needed to...
about 1 year ago in Informix / Informix Server 0 Future consideration

unable to update an existing column with varchar definition.

a column defined as varchar returns an error "no more extents" when tried to update. Work around is tedious as we need to unload millions of records, then reload it again.
about 1 year ago in Informix / Informix Server 1 Planned for future release

Add onconfig parameter to not allow slow alters.

Add an onconfig parameter so that slow alters are not allowed by default.This is to prevent outages for customers from long transaction rollbacks.
about 1 year ago in Informix / Informix Server 0 Future consideration

AKS Support - connect AKS cluster(.NET web api) to onprem Informix database

We have simple code connecting to on prem Informix datbase. This code is build as Linux container(using .NET Core Visual Studio) and deployed this container on Azure Kubernetes Service. Seeng this error when querying web api. "Unable to load DLL ...
about 1 year ago in Informix 1 Is a defect

Better checkpoint flush statistics

Improve checkpoint flush statistics to show storage performance issues better.
over 1 year ago in Informix / Informix Server 0 Future consideration

Allow setting of environment variable (e.g. PSORT_DBTEMP) in AUS.

Sometimes tables are too big that the allocated temporary dbspaces are not enough and AUS fails updating statistics in high mode. The temporary dbspaces are sufficient under normal use so adding more space to temporary dspaces is not ideal.
over 1 year ago in Informix / Informix Server 0 Future consideration

use raw table to bulk load/huge files in Informix cluster

raw table load and copy of raw table data availability read only secondary, RSS sec. in a HDR cluster. A big one for us. How do we load billion + row table in a HDR cluster without consuming too many logical logs?Is there a way to load a raw table...
over 1 year ago in Informix / Informix Server 0 Future consideration

Show mapped paths in ontape restore

Customer has two instances in same server one "real" for production and one for development. Development instance data is synchronized from real data by restoring production instance ontape Level 0. As both are in the same server, a chunk mapping...
over 1 year ago in Informix / Informix Server 1 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...
over 1 year ago in Informix / Informix Client Products 0 Future consideration