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Data Virtualization Manager for z/OS

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Oracle stored procedure support with DRDA-passthrough

We need to have support for Oracle Stored procedure and sequence using DRDA-passthrough. At the moment we have programs running on z/Os that are using Oracle client that is out of support and will no longer be working with the latest Oracle releas...
about 1 year ago in Data Virtualization Manager for z/OS 0 Future consideration

Enhance Jgate to support Active Directory ID authentication

The Problem: We have enterprise wide roll out of active directory authentication and Currently Jgate does not support it. Proposed solutions: Enhance Jgate to support Active Directory ID authentication The Benefits/Value: We will have all the bene...
over 1 year ago in Data Virtualization Manager for z/OS 1 Future consideration

Allow the configuration of multiple users to access JDBC Gateway administrative console

As stated https://www.ibm.com/support/pages/node/7124613 currently there is no option available to configure multiple users to access the JDBC Gateway administrative console.Only a single user (web client) can access the JDBC Gateway administrativ...
4 months ago in Data Virtualization Manager for z/OS 0 Future consideration

Write JGate messages to Trace Browse

When using JGate we currently need to look in multiple logs in order to put together a complete picture of what happens during a given transaction. We would like for JGate to have the ability to write messages back to the trace browse on the calli...
about 3 years ago in Data Virtualization Manager for z/OS 0 Future consideration

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 secon...
about 4 years ago in Data Virtualization Manager for z/OS 3 Future consideration

Modernizing ADABAS: Optimizing INSERT into Adabas Virtual Tables

One of the key points in a modernization project for a site with Adabas is to “normalize” Adabas Data Model. DVM offers a normalized Data Model for any Adabas file, converting MU/PE fields into auxiliary Tables. This normalization has a cost: you ...
about 1 year ago in Data Virtualization Manager for z/OS 1 Future consideration

Improve JDBC’s SQLException Error codes

We have observed that, when we get an SQL Exception caused by different situations related to client-server communication issues, we always get an ErrorCode = 0 (((SQLException)sqle).getErrorCode()) For example, in case we have an open connection ...
over 1 year ago in Data Virtualization Manager for z/OS 0 Future consideration

Support for Db2 Image Copy

Support for Db2 Image Copy. Overall support for full and incremental read-only access to Db2 base table copies for the purposes of accessing archival data, expanded exploitation and JOIN of existing Dbz and non-Db2z datasets for single point of ac...
over 2 years ago in Data Virtualization Manager for z/OS 0 Future consideration

Add AWS support to DVM

As more of our users begin to move portions of their application and data to public and private cloud environments, we are seeing an increased desire to present a complete picture of the data across mainframe and distributed platforms. Adding AWS ...
about 3 years ago in Data Virtualization Manager for z/OS 0 Future consideration

Utilize IMS Catalog when creating virtual tables

Per IBM direction, we are currently working towards fully populating the IMS catalog. This catalog could be used in a similar manner to the Db2 catalog when creating DVM virtual tables. Instead of providing the DBD, PSB and copybooks when creating...
over 4 years ago in Data Virtualization Manager for z/OS 2 Future consideration