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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...
When using JGate we currently need to look in multiple logs in order to put together a complete picture of what happens during a given transaction. We would like for JGate to have the ability to write messages back to the trace browse on the call...
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...
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....
As more of our users begin to move portions of their application and data to public and private cloud environments, we are seeing an increased desire to present a complete picture of the data across mainframe and distributed platforms. Adding AWS...
Encrypt password in the DVM JDBC Gateway credential management system
Royal Bank of Canada and likely other customers have the following need.With DVM and the QMF Server and the JDBC Gateway the credential management system of Globals and the AVZDRATH job will be a security\auditing issue.1) If the users are mapped ...
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 ...
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...
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.
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