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Data Virtualization Manager for z/OS

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Support Silent Switch Installations for DVM Studio, JDBC Drivers and ODBC Drivers

At our site users do not have the option to download and install software on their work computers unless that software has been approved and made available from an internal central software download site. Users do not have administrative rights an...
5 months ago in Data Virtualization Manager for z/OS 1 Planned for future release

Limit the amount of data retrieved from Teradata in a DVM SQL Query

Since the SQL LIMIT parameter is not supported in Teradata, DVM-Teradata users need the ability to limit the amount of data retrieved from a query to a Teradata database otherwise the query does not come back, DVM chews up CPU trying to process a ...
11 months ago in Data Virtualization Manager for z/OS 0 Planned for future release

Enable use of encrypted passwords to test connections to databases in the DVM JGate Server interface

A successful “Test Connection” must be completed to “Add new relational data source name and connection parameters” using the DVM JDBC Gateway Server interface. To perform the “Test Connection” a valid userid and password with access to the data s...
about 1 year ago in Data Virtualization Manager for z/OS 2 Planned for future release

Add DVM Studio to IBM Installation Manager

We are preparing to license DVM software and implement it across our production systems starting mid-March 2021. Applications are planning initial use of DVM in production starting the end of March 2021 with a full production rollout in June 2021....
almost 2 years ago in Data Virtualization Manager for z/OS 0 Planned for future release

zCEE and DVM using JWT token for authentication

Wile executing a RESTful API that uses a Data Virtualization Manager service, it is resulting with an AVZ7200E abend when a JWT token is used for authentication/authorization. The same API is executed properly with no abend when using Basic Authen...
over 1 year ago in Data Virtualization Manager for z/OS 3 Planned for future release

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 secon...
over 2 years ago in Data Virtualization Manager for z/OS 3 Planned for future release

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 3 years ago in Data Virtualization Manager for z/OS 1 Planned for future release

Enable HTTPS access to the JDBC Gateway admin console via key ring

JGate was most recently enhanced to allow secure access by adding a keystore and password to the startServer script. While functional, this is a security exposure. We would like to use a RACF key ring instead.
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 creating...
about 3 years ago in Data Virtualization Manager for z/OS 2 Planned for future release

Allow Logon to JDBC Gateway Console via RACF group instead of shared credentials

Currently the logon to each JGate console is via a single id/pw. These credentials must be shared by the support team which is not a best practice. When team members leave, all passwords must be changed (if that's even possible). If changing the p...
over 3 years ago in Data Virtualization Manager for z/OS 1 Planned for future release