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Data Virtualization Manager for z/OS

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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

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

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.
almost 2 years ago in Data Virtualization Manager for z/OS 1 Is a defect

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...
about 2 years ago in Data Virtualization Manager for z/OS 1 Planned for future release

Data Migration using DVM - Migration of any data source to RDBMS .

In present world, there are N number of systems running in Mainframes, especially IMS DB, ADABAS, VSAM datasets. When an enterprise is needy to move the data present in above sources into a DB2 Data source to support their modern applications usin...
about 2 years ago in Data Virtualization Manager for z/OS 0 Future consideration

Ability to link DVM subsystem with z/OS Connect Service Provider in Preferences

Within DVM Studio, we are able to add multiple z/OS Connect Service Providers in the preferences section. When refreshing or executing the web services, the top entry is always used. If DVM cannot dynamically determine which z/OS Connect server is...
about 2 years ago in Data Virtualization Manager for z/OS 1 Planned for future release

Allow DVM Studio to prompt for workspace at startup

Typically, Eclipse-based products will prompt the user for a workspace when the application is launched. DVM Studio, however, uses or creates dvm_workspace automatically. If a user wants to test a new version of Studio without the risk of the work...
about 2 years ago in Data Virtualization Manager for z/OS 2 Future consideration

Allow for a single DVM subsystem to connect to multiple IMS subsystems.

Currently DBCTL access to IMS requires that an IMSID be provided in the DVM configuration file. This parameter is limited to a single value and therefore a DVM subsystem must be created for each IMS subsystem. In a single test environment, we coul...
about 2 years ago in Data Virtualization Manager for z/OS 0 Future consideration

Enable secured access to the JDBCGateway Admin Console

Currently access is only available via HTTP vs HTTPS. We would like a secure connection made available to protect the admin credentials.
about 2 years ago in Data Virtualization Manager for z/OS 0 Planned for future release

Allow a DVM access method that will prompt the user for a password when accessing JGate resources

Data sources that are accessed via JGate will have a non-RACF security mechanism. We will use ICSF rules to map application ID's and User Groups to the appropriate credentials for accessing JGate, but we cannot use this same approach for individua...
about 2 years ago in Data Virtualization Manager for z/OS 0 Future consideration