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Status Planned for future release
Created by Guest
Created on Jun 16, 2020

Enable instances of a virtual table using a PSB/PCB using a PROCSEQ to use an alternate index (non-root)

Per IBM instances of a virtual table using a PSB/PCB using a PROCSEQ to use an alternate index are only supported for indexes on the ROOT segment.

This severely impacts performance for DVM access to IMS data which performs well via IMS using secondary indexing.

Developers are currently restructuring IMS transaction data access via DVM and cannot get data to return let alone meet reasonable performance expectations.

Usability of DVM for IMS data query is severely hampered for current projects in development without this feature.

Needed by Date Jul 31, 2020
  • Guest
    Jun 29, 2021

    Waiting on Dev to establish GA date so APAR can be created.

  • Guest
    Jun 22, 2020

    I agree to have DVM updated to allow for PROCSEQ’s on non-root segment will enhance the development process

  • Guest
    Jun 17, 2020

    I agree to have DVM updated to allow for PROCSEQ’s on non-root segment will enhance the development process