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Data Virtualization Manager for z/OS

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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.
9 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...
9 months ago in Data Virtualization Manager for z/OS 1 Future consideration


Our execution environment is Natural/Adabas. To get information about Adabas behaviour is very important to mantain and improve our system and application.
9 months ago in Data Virtualization Manager for z/OS 0 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.
9 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

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...
10 months 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.
10 months 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...
11 months ago in Data Virtualization Manager for z/OS 0 Planned for future release

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...
about 1 year ago in Data Virtualization Manager for z/OS 1 Functionality already exists