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QMF for z/OS

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Prevent underscores in column names from causing line breaks in headings

We have column names that consists of underscores as part of the name. After submitting a query using QMF, the reported output generates column headings that treat those underscores as line breaks. Provide an option to preserve the names on one li...
over 1 year ago in QMF for z/OS 1 Delivered

Set APPLICATION_NAME and CLIENT_APPLNAME property on QMF tool level to easily identify QMF tool database connection

I have downloaded fresh new version of QMF for Workstation v13.1 on Windows 10. This issue is also present in previous versions, so not a regression on latest version. 1. Start QMF tool. 2. Connect to any Db2 database. I have connected to Db2 v11....
over 1 year ago in QMF for z/OS 1 Delivered

QMF should provide enhanced error messages in case of Proc failure

This is required for debugging the procs for any failures. QMF object causing the failure along with line number should be included in the error message .
over 1 year ago in QMF for z/OS 1 Delivered

FL505 REBIND phase-in for packages extended to include BIND Package ACTION(REPLACE)

Rebind phase-in is already useful. We have use cases typically for HOLD actions for 3rd party tools that tend to BIND Package ACTION(REPLACE) rather than REBIND existing packages. So we still have to find a quiet time, e.g. for QMF Binds Like the ...
about 2 years ago in QMF for z/OS 5 Delivered

Setting APPLCOMPAT at BIND of QMF packages

We apply service to QMF for TSO. That includes running DSQ1BPKG to bind packages. All packages are bound with APPLCOMPAT(V11R1) although we have set DSNZPARM APPLCOMPAT=V12R1M504. The APPLCOMAT parameter for the BIND is set by DSQ1BPKO and there ...
over 2 years ago in QMF for z/OS 2 Delivered

Add support for Snowflake

Currently Snowflake has about 16% of the market share for cloud databases. Two or three customers have requested support for it.
over 2 years ago in QMF for z/OS 0 Delivered

Capture Error messages in JavaScript Procs

QMF REXX PMR TS007495199 Correct lack of TSO functionalist enhancement with handling messages: “Ability in a converted REXX proc (to JavaScript) to capture error messages and allow a user to write them to a table for future study”. (enable capturi...
over 2 years ago in QMF for z/OS 4 Delivered

Implement the access to Cloudant in QMF

Implement the access to Cloudant in QMF that was previously available in DataQuant. All Cloudant customers will benefit from this whether they have the z/OS or multiplatform version of QMF.
about 3 years ago in QMF for z/OS 1 Delivered

Support for MongoDB via JDBC

MongoDB is a very prelevant database in the business world and its marketshare is growing. Many customers will benefit from this enhancement
about 3 years ago in QMF for z/OS 1 Delivered

Scheduled tasks to have optional timezone drop down.

Scheduled tasks to have optional timezone drop down. Currently timezone is where ever QMF EE is deployed on. For example: QMF EE web app is deployed on servers that is on EST. it will run task on EST regardless of timezone you think you are runnin...
over 3 years ago in QMF for z/OS 1 Delivered