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Data Virtualization Manager for z/OS

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Allow users to navigate to next zoom trace via a PF key

Currently, when looking at zoom information in multiple sequential trace entries, the user has to PF3 to back out of the current zoom, re-position the cursor on the next line and then press enter. After every PF3, the cursor returns to the top of ...
over 2 years ago in Data Virtualization Manager for z/OS 1 Planned for future release

ANSI SQL-99 Support in DVM

A customer recently conducted a PoC using DVM and z/OS Connect as an alternative to an existing ETL based system which does nightly offloads of IMS data from the mainframe into a SQL Server database which is accessed by client applications. The e...
almost 3 years ago in Data Virtualization Manager for z/OS 2

Targeted Refresh for z/OS Connect server

Currently, when implementing web services, the final step is to refresh z/OS Connect. The refresh will make available all web services that have been added to DVM regardless of whether the supporting area want them to be available. For example, ar...
over 1 year ago in Data Virtualization Manager for z/OS 1

z/OS Connect Refresh during import

Currently, when new web services are added, z/OS Connect must be refreshed to recognize the existence of a new operation or group of operations. The refresh must be done by issuing a REST call to /dvs?Refresh. Ideally, there should be a way to inc...
over 1 year ago in Data Virtualization Manager for z/OS 0 Not under consideration

Allow for the creation of a Web Service directory as part of the import

Currently, a Web Service directory has to be manually created on the DVM subsystem using DVM Studio before web services can be migrated. Any steps that cannot be accomplished during the import (either JCL or REST call) is not guaranteed to be repe...
over 1 year ago in Data Virtualization Manager for z/OS 1

Software configuration management capabilities

We need the ability to manage the components (virtual tables, virtual views, etc.) generated by DVM in our software configuration management (SCM) system in order for them to be part of our DevOpts pipeline. Using the current batch utility (AVZGNM...
almost 3 years ago in Data Virtualization Manager for z/OS 2

Specify User Exit routine name when defining IMS-DB virtual table

In Japan, most IMS user customers, especially in financial sector, have their roll-your-own program modules called "DBI" (database interface), and database access must be made through DBI always. DBI provides, for example, data compression/de-comp...
over 3 years ago in Data Virtualization Manager for z/OS 0 Planned for future release

Support SP calls using DVM DRDA

The customer is migrating from Shadow to DVM and found out the hard way that SP calls are not supported under DRDA. Switching all the SP calls to RRS is not acceptable due to overhead and non zIIP eligibility.
over 1 year ago in Data Virtualization Manager for z/OS 1 Is a defect

Allow columns to be deleted when creating Virtual Tables

During the creation of Virtual Tables, there will be scenarios where some columns should be excluded. Allowing this choice during creation would be much better than editing the VT afterwords. This is especially important when certain columns are c...
over 3 years ago in Data Virtualization Manager for z/OS 0 Planned for future release

Allow JGate to run X wide on a highly available env w/op the need to manually configure each instance

We have the need to run several instances of JGate on separate LPARs on the same plex and configure DVM to load balance between the instances on order to handle situations where one LPAR goes down. Currently, these instances are completely separat...
almost 2 years ago in Data Virtualization Manager for z/OS 1 Planned for future release