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Data Virtualization Manager for z/OS

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Support the ability for the JDBC Application name to be passed through TOR to PEER

We currently have a need to use the JDBC Application name to set schema values on virtual tables pointing to Db2 tables. This works fine for a single DVM, but when we have a DVM-to-DVM (TOR-to-PEER) situation, the application name is not being pas...
over 1 year ago in Data Virtualization Manager for z/OS 0 Planned for future release

DVM Inserts into SQL DateTime2 column

Inserts into Datetime2 datatype column is not supported via DVM. APAR number PH34676 has been opened for this. Opening this AHa icket to track APAR.
over 1 year ago in Data Virtualization Manager for z/OS 2 Not under consideration

Allow for the creation of UDTF without the cross memory constraint to Db2

Currently when I attempt to create a UDTF, I must have a Db2 subsystem defined to DVM that is running on the same LPAR and it cannot be a data-sharing Db2 behind a DVIPA. Step one would be to eliminate the need for a Db2 subsystem to be selected i...
over 1 year ago in Data Virtualization Manager for z/OS 0 Planned for future release

DVM Query Optimization Utility tool

The SQL Select statement used to define a virtual table or virtual view can be a complex one with multiple levels of JOIN operators, predicates and SQL special functions nested together. It will be handy for developers to have a utility tool that ...
over 1 year ago in Data Virtualization Manager for z/OS 1 Future consideration

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 was ...
over 1 year ago in Data Virtualization Manager for z/OS 2 Future consideration

Write JGate messages to Trace Browse

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 calli...
over 1 year ago in Data Virtualization Manager for z/OS 0 Future consideration

Support retrieval of data from IMS Secondary Index using DVM IMS Direct

We have in-house applications that stores data in an IMS Secondary Index database. The application would like to use DVM to retrieve data from their IMS INDEX DB. Currently in DVM V1.1.0 using IMS-Direct on an IMS Index is not supported. Applicati...
over 1 year ago in Data Virtualization Manager for z/OS 1 Functionality already exists

Add AWS support to DVM

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 ...
over 1 year ago in Data Virtualization Manager for z/OS 0 Future consideration

Server Trace profile values should be tied to a specific subsystem

While in the ISPF Server Trace, I can set profile values in order to limit the number of records being viewed. These profiles should be specific to the subsystem that I am currently connected to instead of a global variable that applies to the ISP...
over 1 year ago in Data Virtualization Manager for z/OS 2 Planned for future release

Return sql warning when zero/spaces are returned for invalid values in host files.

DVM allows us to turn on parameters like SQLENGIVZERO and SQLENGDFSHRC to handle situations where the underlying record contains invalid values or is shorter than the table structure. In cases where DVM converts values under the covers, a warning ...
over 1 year ago in Data Virtualization Manager for z/OS 0