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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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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

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.
over 1 year ago in Data Virtualization Manager for z/OS 1 Planned for future release

Remove the need to have SEF (Update) in order to create Web Service directories.

We want our application areas to control the creation of their own virtual tables/views and the web services structures. Currently SEF (Update) is required for the creation of Web Service directories. This access would also give them the ability...
over 1 year ago in Data Virtualization Manager for z/OS 1 Planned for future release

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

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...
almost 2 years ago in Data Virtualization Manager for z/OS 2 Planned for future release

Utilize IMS Dynamic Allocation Library for IMS Direct access

Currently DVM requires that RECON datasets be utilized for IMS Direct access. RECON datasets are not used in our test environments since DBRC is not enabled. The same information can be pulled from the dynamic allocation libraries, which are typ...
almost 2 years ago in Data Virtualization Manager for z/OS 1 Delivered

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.
almost 2 years ago in Data Virtualization Manager for z/OS 0 Planned for future release