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Data Virtualization Manager for z/OS

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Enable DVM Access through Visual Studio Code

The Scenario: Currently we use Visual Studio Code for all development activities. Visual Studio Code acts as a single workstation. It is rich in libraries and plugins for distributed environments and Cloud environments. By using the ZOWE plug in, ...
over 1 year ago in Data Virtualization Manager for z/OS 0 Not under consideration

Enable migration of REST service at Operation level

We are using DVM REST Service to implement online applications. The business applications are grouped by functionality in various REST Services. Within each application, specific rules are implemented as DVM REST Operation. Application developers ...
over 1 year ago in Data Virtualization Manager for z/OS 0 Not under consideration

Use RACF resource to control access to DVM JDBC Gateway Server databases

Currently USERID and PASSWORD info needs to be updated and maintained in the DVM AVZDRATH job in order for DVM users to access different DRDA databases. The AVZDRATH job needs to be updated monthly whenever a user’s password changes or when a user...
over 2 years ago in Data Virtualization Manager for z/OS 0 Not under 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 o...
about 4 years ago in Data Virtualization Manager for z/OS 1 Not under consideration

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 se...
about 4 years ago in Data Virtualization Manager for z/OS 2 Not under consideration

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 4 years ago in Data Virtualization Manager for z/OS 0 Not under consideration

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...
almost 5 years ago in Data Virtualization Manager for z/OS 2 Not under consideration

Support for TIBCO

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about 3 years ago in Data Virtualization Manager for z/OS 3 Not under consideration

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 of ...
over 4 years ago in Data Virtualization Manager for z/OS 1 Not under consideration

ANSI SQL-99 Support in DVM

A customer recently conducted a PoC using DVM and z/OS Connect as an alternative to an existing ETL based system which does nightly offloads of IMS data from the mainframe into a SQL Server database which is accessed by client applications. The e...
almost 5 years ago in Data Virtualization Manager for z/OS 2 Not under consideration