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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...
8 months 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...
12 months ago in Data Virtualization Manager for z/OS 1 Future consideration

Suppressing RACF messages and security error messages for internal metadata calls triggered by DVM Studio

A new DVM server parameter will be added to suppress the RACF log messages and SMF recording for internal DVM calls. This new approach is to redesign the way to handle both the security error messages for internal metadata calls triggered by DVM S...
11 months ago in Data Virtualization Manager for z/OS 0 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 ...
9 months ago in Data Virtualization Manager for z/OS 1 Future consideration

Protect ACI call with program granularity.

Currently you can protect ACI calls adding the resource ACI.Mapname to RACF class. The protection ACI.Mapname protects only the ACI services. When we create a new ACI Stored Procedure we must specify the ACI service we want to use. Suppose we crea...
8 months ago in Data Virtualization Manager for z/OS 0 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 ...
12 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...
over 2 years 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...
about 2 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...
over 3 years ago in Data Virtualization Manager for z/OS 3 Future consideration

DVIPA used for failover and workload balancing for the IDFPORT

we have set up DVIPA for workload balancing and failover for the normal OEPORTNUMBER, but we would also like to have the IDFPORT be set up to use DVIPA to be able to fail over to different members of a DB2 group if 1 member of a group fails
10 months ago in Data Virtualization Manager for z/OS 0 Future consideration