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Data Virtualization Manager for z/OS

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Remove the need to have SEF (Update) in order to create Web Service directories.

We want our application areas to control the creation of their own virtual tables/views and the web services structures. Currently SEF (Update) is required for the creation of Web Service directories. This access would also give them the ability t...
over 2 years ago in Data Virtualization Manager for z/OS 1 Planned for future release

Provide the ability to update DVM Virtual data using Db2

Currently DVM supports the creation of UDTF's on DVM virtual tables. This provides the customer with the ability to use Db2's SQL engine and Read DVM Data. This proposal is to add functionality to DVM to support updating DVM virtual tables using a...
almost 3 years ago in Data Virtualization Manager for z/OS 1 Planned for future release

Only allow access to AVZMAPP files in the context of DVM (Studio, ISPF, etc.)

Currently, developers must be granted read/write access directly to the MAP datasets in order to create virtual tables. Developer access to these datasets should only be allowed within the context of the DVM provided interfaces (DVM Studio, ISPF, ...
almost 3 years ago in Data Virtualization Manager for z/OS 1 Planned for future release

Create utility to generate encrypted password in the same manner as AVZDRATH

Currently, AVZDRATH has the ability to take in an encrypted password as input, however there are no other utilities available to generate the encrypted password outside of AVZDRATH. Since our DVM support team will be responsible for managing the g...
almost 3 years ago in Data Virtualization Manager for z/OS 0 Not under consideration

SQL Engine enhancement to support "Db2 mode" SQL syntax rules

(This IDEA item was written based on my own experience in DVM POC test at customer site.) In DVM, SQL syntax rules are based on ANSI-92 standard, not on Db2 for z/OS rules, even in the case where DVM virtual table is defined on Db2 for z/OS table...
over 3 years ago in Data Virtualization Manager for z/OS 0 Planned for future release