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Provide CDC integration with DVM

Provide the ability for DVM to interface with CDC for both VSAM and IMS data sources. Support a mechanism to keep DVM extracted data up to date to meet SLAs related to data currency.
almost 2 years ago in Data Virtualization Manager for z/OS 1 Planned for future release

Ability to refresh a single Map and not the entire Maplib in batch

Modify the AVZMREFB REXX to allow for the refresh of a single VSAM MAP and not the entire Maplib. When controlling the refresh of VSAM maps in a batch environment where the VSAM files are reloaded frequently there is the need to control the refre...
about 1 year ago in Data Virtualization Manager for z/OS 0 Planned for future release

Support retrieval of data from IMS Secondary Index using DVM IMS Direct

We have in-house applications that stores data in an IMS Secondary Index database. The application would like to use DVM to retrieve data from their IMS INDEX DB. Currently in DVM V1.1.0 using IMS-Direct on an IMS Index is not supported. Applica...
7 months ago in Data Virtualization Manager for z/OS 1 Functionality already exists

NEVER fall back to IMS DBCTL when SQL is not eligible for IMS Direct

We have a requirement to restrict access to IMS Direct only. Users should not have access to IMS Online.In DVM when an SQL is not eligible for IMS Direct DVM directs the SQL to IMS Online despite IMS Online not being enabled in DVM. There is no ...
over 1 year ago in Data Virtualization Manager for z/OS 1

Server Trace profile values should be tied to a specific subsystem

While in the ISPF Server Trace, I can set profile values in order to limit the number of records being viewed. These profiles should be specific to the subsystem that I am currently connected to instead of a global variable that applies to the IS...
7 months ago in Data Virtualization Manager for z/OS 2 Planned for future release

Return sql warning when zero/spaces are returned for invalid values in host files.

DVM allows us to turn on parameters like SQLENGIVZERO and SQLENGDFSHRC to handle situations where the underlying record contains invalid values or is shorter than the table structure. In cases where DVM converts values under the covers, a warning...

Add latest version of the log4j API to the DVM distribution

The log4j that ships with DVM is not the latest version available online (at https://logging.apache.org/log4j/2.x/download.html). We need the flexibility of using any log4j jar.
over 1 year ago in Data Virtualization Manager for z/OS 0 Future consideration

Utilize IMS Catalog when creating virtual tables

Per IBM direction, we are currently working towards fully populating the IMS catalog. This catalog could be used in a similar manner to the Db2 catalog when creating DVM virtual tables. Instead of providing the DBD, PSB and copybooks when creati...
about 2 years ago in Data Virtualization Manager for z/OS 2 Planned for future release

Only allow the creator of a given map to delete it

Currently any user that has the ability to create maps also has the ability to delete them regardless of who the original creator was. This coupled with the current view in DVM Studio that displays the entire subsystem instead of just a subset ...

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.
over 2 years ago in Data Virtualization Manager for z/OS 0