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Data Virtualization Manager for z/OS

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Add boolean support for Oracle, Postgres and Db2 z/OS

Currently boolean fields are supported on Db2 LUW but not the DBMS's listed above.
10 months ago in Data Virtualization Manager for z/OS 0 Needs more information

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...
10 months ago in Data Virtualization Manager for z/OS 2 Future consideration

Allow for the fabrication of RUNSTATS

In most cases, the collection of runstats requires access to the underlaying data. This access is typically not available to the DVM support team. Those with access to the data will likely not have access to modify global variables outside of Dev....
10 months ago in Data Virtualization Manager for z/OS 0 Needs more information

Preserve joins with accessing multiple underlying DVMs in a single SQL statement

I have a SQL statement that joins 3 tables from 1 PEER DVM with a single table from a different PEER DVM. Currently DVM is breaking this statement into 4 separate SQL statements before sending them to Db2. A better approach, when possible would be...
10 months ago in Data Virtualization Manager for z/OS 0 Future consideration

Allow for a rule that forces DVM to access tables in the order of the SQL statement

I know the best order of access. Give me a way to communicate to DVM that it should access the tables in the order coded in the SQL.

Show LPAR on ISPF panels

We run the same DVM subsystem over multiple LPAR's. When jumping between ISPF sessions, it would be helpful to know which LPAR we are currently on.

Use Data Stage data map as input to DVM Virtual Table definition

Currently Data Stage users who want to use DVM, must convert the Data Stage metadata maps to COBOL copybooks to be used when defining a DVM virtual table. It would be more efficient to the user to use the Data Stage metadata map as input to the DV...

Exploit the data that RMF is generating in online mode

GISS wants to exploit the data that RMF is generating in online mode, that is, to exploit the data that RMF is holding online. Probably an easy way is to access the VSAM file where RMF keeps the data, but we don’t know the record layout. We see th...
11 months ago in Data Virtualization Manager for z/OS 0 Future consideration

Db2 connect driver support

Db2 connect drivers should be supported with DVM IDF. This will be helpful when we want to join any data source with DB2 and then access it through IBM products like Data studio etc.
11 months ago in Data Virtualization Manager for z/OS 0 Future consideration

Enable DVM refresh via REST call

We run a signal DVM over multiple LPARs in some high availability environments. When new maps are imported into the share dataset, the LPARs that were not the target of the import need to be refreshed. If we use a REST call for the import, we need...
11 months ago in Data Virtualization Manager for z/OS 1 Future consideration