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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...

Data Virtualization Manager for z/OS

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Support for columns with names longer than 30 characters

DVM currently fails when attempting to create virtual tables over source tables with column names longer than 30 characters. DBMS's including Postgres, Oracle and DB2 LUW allow for longer column names.
about 2 years ago in Data Virtualization Manager for z/OS 0

Converting ZCEE WOLA to ZCEE JVM

Currently the connection between zCEE and DVM is over WOLA. This setup requires a 1:1 zCEE server for each DVM subsystem that needs to expose web services. We would like to see an alternative interface added that would allow multiple DVMs to be ...
over 1 year ago in Data Virtualization Manager for z/OS 2

Add schema support to DVS

In our test environments we have the same Db2 tables on the same Db2 subsystem under different schemas. This allows for multiple teams to be testing against different sets of data, and potentially different version of table DDL at the same time. ...
over 1 year ago in Data Virtualization Manager for z/OS 0

Targeted Refresh for z/OS Connect server

Currently, when implementing web services, the final step is to refresh z/OS Connect. The refresh will make available all web services that have been added to DVM regardless of whether the supporting area want them to be available. For example, ...

z/OS Connect Refresh during import

Currently, when new web services are added, z/OS Connect must be refreshed to recognize the existence of a new operation or group of operations. The refresh must be done by issuing a REST call to /dvs?Refresh. Ideally, there should be a way to i...
9 months ago in Data Virtualization Manager for z/OS 0 Not under consideration

Allow for the creation of a Web Service directory as part of the import

Currently, a Web Service directory has to be manually created on the DVM subsystem using DVM Studio before web services can be migrated. Any steps that cannot be accomplished during the import (either JCL or REST call) is not guaranteed to be rep...

Provide detailed information about User Exit interface in product manual

Some of the IBM software products such as IMS, Db2 and Db2 HPU, etc. provide User Exit interface to enhance the product's capability to customers' particular requirements. Such products usually have a corresponding chapter or appendix in their pro...
over 2 years ago in Data Virtualization Manager for z/OS 1 Planned for future release

Provide "SQL Reference" product manual for DVM

(This IDEA item was written based on my own experience in DVM POC test at customer site.) So far, DVM does not provide "SQL Reference" kind of product manual which describes SQL syntax rules supported by DVM. Somebody said it is because DVM is co...
over 2 years ago in Data Virtualization Manager for z/OS 2 Delivered

Allow users to navigate to next zoom trace via a PF key

Currently, when looking at zoom information in multiple sequential trace entries, the user has to PF3 to back out of the current zoom, re-position the cursor on the next line and then press enter. After every PF3, the cursor returns to the top o...
almost 2 years ago in Data Virtualization Manager for z/OS 1 Planned for future release

Support SP calls using DVM DRDA

The customer is migrating from Shadow to DVM and found out the hard way that SP calls are not supported under DRDA. Switching all the SP calls to RRS is not acceptable due to overhead and non zIIP eligibility.
about 1 year ago in Data Virtualization Manager for z/OS 1 Is a defect