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Release 32-bit version of Informix CSDK v4.50

Some customers are constrained and need to continue to use Informix 32-bit CSDK drivers. Their applications currently use the Informix 32-bit libraries & there are often build constraints to moving to a 64-bit CSDK.
over 2 years ago in Informix / Informix Client Products 5 Not under consideration

Use of Adobe Flash in OAT is a security problem, please migrate to HTML5

OAT makes heavy use of Adobe Flash. Flash is an increasing security problem and not supported on all client platforms.HTML 5 is an alternative and should be used instead.
over 5 years ago in Informix 1 Not under consideration

Consolidate free space across entire chunk or dbspace

I suggest a repack-like tool which consolidates free space in an entire chunk or dbspace in order to get few, big enough, free spaces to use efficiently. Being able to do so online and with little blocking is desirable
over 8 years ago in Informix / Informix Server 1 Not under consideration

onstat -g ses 0 should be officially documented

onstat -g ses 0 is a useful but undocumented option. It shows all the sessions in one hit, the only part missing from the documented onstat -g ses is the parent program name.
almost 4 years ago in Informix / Informix Server 0 Not under consideration

Ability to rotate log files with Connection manager

At the moment the informix connection manager keeps a constant handle on it's log filesYou cannot rotate logfiles without firts shutting down the connectin manager
over 3 years ago in Informix / Informix Client Products 1 Not under consideration

create indexes for external tables

External tables are a great asset for ETL, and extending a bit the concept, they could be the base for a great ETL client.Often, one external table is the source of several ETL tasks, therefore it must be read sequentially several times, even if t...
over 4 years ago in Informix / Informix Server 0 Not under consideration

Backup / ReadAhead Performance

To speedup backup time, it would be nice if Informix can read with more than 64k from disk. Example 12G SAS SSD - read 100 GByte with dd iflag=direct:Blocksize Throughput Time64k 197 MB/Sec ...
over 4 years ago in Informix / Informix Server 0 Not under consideration

Archecker table level restore utility does not compatible of handling Informix engine complex table schema clauses

Individual Table restoration 'archecker' utility only support simple schema definition contents as the schema file. However, Informix engine support complex clauses when setting up a table.E.g. When fragmenting a table based on interval based frag...
almost 4 years ago in Informix / Informix Server 0 Not under consideration

32-bit build of Informix Client SDK 4.50 for Linux

With the release of Informix Client SDK 4.50, the 32-bit build for Linux was dropped. We are still generating 32-bit binaries, ESQL/C, for use with Informix. We need a 32-bit build of Client SDK 4.50 for Linux.
over 2 years ago in Informix / Informix Client Products 1 Not under consideration

Add '#'-sign as comment identifier in dbaccess

To make migration from ISQL sql scripts towards dbaccess scripts easier it would be benificial that dbaccess would support the '#' as comment lidentifier. This identifier is accepted in ISQL and 4GL and it would be great if dbaccess would also sup...
about 4 years ago in Informix / Informix Server 0 Not under consideration