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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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PDO_INFORMIX (CSDK > 2.9) do not recognize DBDATE environment variable

We are using Informix 12.10FC2WE (CSDK 4.1) with PHP and PHP is connected to the database by the PDO_INFORMIX Driver, which is based on the ODBC Driver. The Problem is that, the DBDATE environment variable is not recognized so the date values are ...
over 8 years ago in Informix / Informix Client Products 0 Not under consideration

Develop functionality to see amount of logs used per session

Create a functionality to check at any given time the number of logs that are using a session
over 8 years ago in Informix / Informix Server 0 Not under consideration

Add CART to DSN3106I for trappable response

Add a CART token to the DSN3106I message from the DB2 subsystem. This allows the message to be trapped by console automation tools such as NetView pipelines. Without the CART, the automation process/clist will not be able to obtain the appropriate...
over 8 years ago in Db2 for z/OS 1 Not under consideration

New National Language Support data type with variable size greater then 255 bytes.

The current NVARCHAR data type supports maximum of 255 bytes. In case of use UTF-8 it's not sufficient becuase it means to store about 127 UTF-8 characters.
over 8 years ago in Informix / Informix Server 0 Not under consideration

Feature request to verify backups in parallel

Hello, The onbar backup verification process runs in serial and takes a long time to complete for large databases (60+ hours to complete for an 800GB database). It would be helpful if the backup verification process could run in parallel, similar ...
over 8 years ago in Informix / Informix Server 0 Planned for future release

DSNTIJRT need option to DISABLE GRANTs

When using DB2/RACF security you might have a requirement from your security auditors, that you don't perform any GRANT at all. This could be a general parameter in DB2OPT or a procedure specific option GRANTTO(NONE) in CFIGIN (both in the DSNTIJR...
almost 9 years ago in Db2 for z/OS 2 Planned for future release

IDAA COUNT(*) overflow SQLCODE difference

Count(*) on a very large table produces different SQLCODE when running on either DB2 or the IDAA : On db2 we get an SQLCODE -802 DSNT408I SQLCODE = -802, ERROR: EXCEPTION ERROR FIXED POINT OVERFLOW HAS OCCURRED DURING COLUMN FUNCTION OPERATION ON ...
almost 9 years ago in Db2 Analytics Accelerator for z/OS 0 Not under consideration

refresh MQT with ur

Up to now a REFRESH MQT with the UR-Option is not possible.
almost 9 years ago in Db2 for z/OS 1 Not under consideration

Function hex2dec

We need a scalar function to convert a hexidecimal value to decimal.
almost 9 years ago in Db2 for z/OS 1 Not under consideration

Rename Foreign Key

Up to now a RENAME FOREIGN KEY is only possible by dropping and re-creating it, thus asking for a CHECK UTILITY to be run.The enhancement of the ALTER to a RENAME would make those actions superfluous and would be much faster.
almost 9 years ago in Db2 for z/OS 1 Not under consideration