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Data Virtualization Manager for z/OS

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DVM Studio parser needs 64-bit support

Mac users are limited to installing the DVM plugin on their workstations. MacOS 10.14 is the last version that supports the current 32-bit application. The plugin will not install on an OS beyond 10.14.
7 months ago in Data Virtualization Manager for z/OS 0 Future consideration

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.
8 months ago in Data Virtualization Manager for z/OS 0 Needs more information

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....
9 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...
9 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.

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.
10 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...
10 months ago in Data Virtualization Manager for z/OS 1 Future consideration

UNION ALL of n number of Db2 uses a lot of memory and runs long

Enhance server to support parallelism for “UNION ALL” using the MRC capability.
11 months ago in Data Virtualization Manager for z/OS 1 Planned for future release

UNION ALL of 2 or more Db2 subsystems uses a lot of memory

Enhance server to check for “UNION ALL” and skip buffering, allowing the data to flow back to client