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This portal is to open public enhancement requests against products and services offered by the IBM Data & AI organization. To view all of your ideas submitted to IBM, create and manage groups of Ideas, or create an idea explicitly set to be either visible by all (public) or visible only to you and IBM (private), use the IBM Unified Ideas Portal (https://ideas.ibm.com).


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Welcome to the IBM Ideas Portal (https://www.ibm.com/ideas) - Use this site to find out additional information and details about the IBM Ideas process and statuses.

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IBM Data & AI Roadmaps (http://ibm.biz/Data-and-AI-Roadmaps) - Use this site to view roadmaps for Data & AI products.

IBM Employees should enter Ideas at https://hybridcloudunit-internal.ideas.aha.io/


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Service Package Version Reset and/or Forsibly Deploy

If Symphony shared directory was restored by some reasons (ex. Disaster Recovery, Hardware Renewal, Hardware broken, etc.), RS couldn't deply newer SI package until the version number was incremented to the version number deployed on compute node....
over 8 years ago in Spectrum Symphony / Product functionality 1 Not under consideration

[Installation and Upgrade] Install - New Installation type: Management Console and Management Client

Currently, there are the following three installation types only.- Management Node- Compute Node- Client- Symphony DE But it's better to have new installation type "Management Console" or "Management Client".It contains ego/soam commands, but it d...
over 8 years ago in Spectrum Symphony / Product functionality 4 Not under consideration

[Support Matrix] Matrix - Oracle Standard Edition support for Symphony 6.1.1

We changed the Oracle support policy from v6.1.1 and it make customer hard now.Symphony v6.1.1 support only Oracle Enterprise edition.It is barrier for customer to upgrade Symphony now. Old version Symphony (v6.1.0.1, v5.x) supported Oracle and it...
over 8 years ago in Spectrum Symphony / Product functionality 3 Not under consideration

Default value for DECLARED GLOBAL TEMPORARY Table

Current default for DECLARE GLOBAL TEMPORARY TABLE is ON COMMIT DELETE ROWS. We would like to have the ability to change this via a zparm to ON COMMIT DROP TABLE so that we maximize our thread resuse.
over 8 years ago in Db2 for z/OS 1 Not under consideration

Informix Multi Instance on zVM

SYSTEM: Informix on zLinux on ZVM 6.1 zLinux 11.2Action: Multi Instance (Residency) performance issues Informix Enterprise server is used for our Electronic Court system at the State of Mississippi. In order to save cost on system resources we dec...
over 8 years ago in Informix / Informix Server 1 Not under consideration

"Index on expression" should be used more

By implementing an "index on expression", a DBA has the ability to tune many queries that are written poorly without changing the query. This is very useful and allows a DBA to rapidly respond to a performance problem. However, there are some time...
over 8 years ago in Db2 for z/OS 4 Needs more information

Clear text passwords are displayed in onstat -g sql/ses commands for Informix user account create/modify user SQL commands

When using USERMAPPING feature to create internal Informix user accounts, it was found the SQL command executed to create an account or modify the password of an existing account is displayed in the output of onstat -g ses and onstat -g sql. Also ...
over 8 years ago in Informix / Informix Server 0 Not under consideration

[CE] Platform Symphony Management GUI - Solaris Sparc - BBK

We use a Symphony Version 5.0 in a pure Solaris 10 Sparc 64 bit Infrastructure including the Platform Management Console GUI. All used servers are based on Solaris Sparc architectureThe Symphony Grid infrastructure is implemented in two regions --...
over 8 years ago in Spectrum Symphony / Product functionality 2 Not under consideration

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 8 years ago in Informix / Informix Client Products 1 Not under consideration

[Diagnostic and Debug-ability] - Logs - Improve logs with more connection information to correlate data (large project)

Improve logs with more connection information to correlate data between log filesa. ssm to simb. vemkd to pemc. master lim to slave limsd. ego services to vemkd and egosce. sessionid to taskid and the execution hosts of the tasks
over 8 years ago in Spectrum Symphony / Product functionality 4 Not under consideration