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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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Enable instances of a virtual table using a PSB/PCB using a PROCSEQ to use an alternate index (non-root)

Per IBM instances of a virtual table using a PSB/PCB using a PROCSEQ to use an alternate index are only supported for indexes on the ROOT segment.This severely impacts performance for DVM access to IMS data which performs well via IMS using second...
over 1 year ago in Data Virtualization Manager for z/OS 3 Planned for future release

Support for AES_256 ciphers in DVM Studio secure connections

Currently with DVM Studio v1.1.53 it is not possible to establish a secure TLSv1.2 connection to the z/OS DVM server using AES_256 ciphers. Attempts to connect securely using an AES_256 cipher result in the following error:An error occurred while...
over 1 year ago in Data Virtualization Manager for z/OS 0 Planned for future release

Add Updatetimestamp column to DVM virtual map table SQLENG.TABLES

Add updatetimestamp column to SQLENG.TABLES in DVM.
over 1 year ago in Data Virtualization Manager for z/OS 1 Future consideration

Delete a virtual table by JCL

With DVM studio, it's possible of delete the virtuals tables but the time of delete is long.Sometimes I need to drop multiple virtual tables and this operation it’s not possible with studio (I wait one hour).Can you create an option to delete the ...
over 1 year ago in Data Virtualization Manager for z/OS 0 Future consideration

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

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

External bind files for Db2 LUW

Currently creating package binds for Db2 z/OS is completely separated from the DVM subsystem. I can roll out the packages to all Db2 z/OS subsystems before any DVM subsystems are created. For Db2 LUW, in order to install the binds, I must first ...
over 1 year ago in Data Virtualization Manager for z/OS 1 Delivered

Consistently handle unsupported Db2 datatypes when creating Virtual tables

When creating a Vitural Table for Db2 BLOB and CLOB with traditional access, the wizard prompts that these columns will be omitted. Executing selects against the created VT is successful. If direct access to Db2 is chosen, the same prompts occur,...
over 1 year ago in Data Virtualization Manager for z/OS 0 Future consideration

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

Allow Source DVM to pass Virtual Target System name to target DVM over IDF

We would like the ability for the source DVM to pass information, such as the Virtual Target System name, to the target DVM and make this information available within the rules running on the target. This will allow us to reduce the number of DVM...
over 1 year ago in Data Virtualization Manager for z/OS 1 Not under consideration