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Data Virtualization Manager for z/OS

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Configure multi-user login for DVM JGATE admin site

Scenario: Currently the only way to access the DVM JGATE site (https://db2_subsystem:port/gateway) is to use the admin username and password established during the DVM installation. The data sources within the interface are managed by us, the DB2 ...
5 months ago in Data Virtualization Manager for z/OS 0 Future consideration

Oracle stored procedure support with DRDA-passthrough

We need to have support for Oracle Stored procedure and sequence using DRDA-passthrough. At the moment we have programs running on z/Os that are using Oracle client that is out of support and will no longer be working with the latest Oracle releas...
about 1 year ago in Data Virtualization Manager for z/OS 0 Future consideration

Include the subcode along with the Adabas Response Code

Please consider to include the subcode along with the Adabas Response Code in the error message. For example, the below error message displays only the Adabas Response Code 9 but does not display the subcode. As per Adabas Messages and Codes Manua...
3 months ago in Data Virtualization Manager for z/OS 0 Future consideration

Save changes in JGATE without having to connect

In JGATE for DVM, if an advanced parm is modified, JGATE does not allow the change to be saved without a successful connection. In our environment, we do not have access to the passwords, as they are stored as encrypted passwords in the DVM Global...
3 months ago in Data Virtualization Manager for z/OS 0 Future consideration

Enhance Jgate to support Active Directory ID authentication

The Problem: We have enterprise wide roll out of active directory authentication and Currently Jgate does not support it. Proposed solutions: Enhance Jgate to support Active Directory ID authentication The Benefits/Value: We will have all the bene...
over 1 year ago in Data Virtualization Manager for z/OS 1 Future consideration

Suppressing RACF messages and security error messages for internal metadata calls triggered by DVM Studio

A new DVM server parameter will be added to suppress the RACF log messages and SMF recording for internal DVM calls. This new approach is to redesign the way to handle both the security error messages for internal metadata calls triggered by DVM S...
over 1 year ago in Data Virtualization Manager for z/OS 0 Future consideration

Modernizing ADABAS: Optimizing INSERT into Adabas Virtual Tables

One of the key points in a modernization project for a site with Adabas is to “normalize” Adabas Data Model. DVM offers a normalized Data Model for any Adabas file, converting MU/PE fields into auxiliary Tables. This normalization has a cost: you ...
about 1 year ago in Data Virtualization Manager for z/OS 1 Future consideration

Adding support for missing CCSIDs from OpenJDK 11

Because of replacing internal JDK in DVM from IBM SDK Java V8 to OpenJDK 11, DVM lost some CCSID support and we experienced several Japanese CCSID issues. As the workaround, the development team kindly provided special build of DVM studio using IB...
5 months ago in Data Virtualization Manager for z/OS 0 Future consideration

Improve JDBC’s SQLException Error codes

We have observed that, when we get an SQL Exception caused by different situations related to client-server communication issues, we always get an ErrorCode = 0 (((SQLException)sqle).getErrorCode()) For example, in case we have an open connection ...
over 1 year ago in Data Virtualization Manager for z/OS 0 Future consideration

Upgrade log4j jar file in DVM JDBC driver

The Scenario : Using the latest DVM JDBC Driver, users issue an import command on Apache Sqoop to do a parquet file conversion. The Problem: The error “java.lang.NoSuchMethodError: 'org.apache.logging.log4j.Level org.apache.log4j.helpers.OptionCon...
6 months ago in Data Virtualization Manager for z/OS 0 Future consideration