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Data Virtualization Manager for z/OS

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Encrypt password in the DVM JDBC Gateway credential management system

Royal Bank of Canada and likely other customers have the following need. With DVM and the QMF Server and the JDBC Gateway the credential management system of Globals and the AVZDRATH job will be a security\auditing issue. 1) If the users are mappe...
over 1 year ago in Data Virtualization Manager for z/OS 2 Delivered

Allow for the fabrication of RUNSTATS

In most cases, the collection of runstats requires access to the underlaying data. This access is typically not available to the DVM support team. Those with access to the data will likely not have access to modify global variables outside of Dev....
12 months ago in Data Virtualization Manager for z/OS 0 Delivered

ADD SMF ADABAS REGISTER IN DVM

Our execution environment is Natural/Adabas. To get information about Adabas behaviour is very important to mantain and improve our system and application.
about 1 year ago in Data Virtualization Manager for z/OS 0 Delivered

Provide "SQL Reference" product manual for DVM

(This IDEA item was written based on my own experience in DVM POC test at customer site.) So far, DVM does not provide "SQL Reference" kind of product manual which describes SQL syntax rules supported by DVM. Somebody said it is because DVM is co...
over 3 years ago in Data Virtualization Manager for z/OS 2 Delivered

Add schema support to DVS

In our test environments we have the same Db2 tables on the same Db2 subsystem under different schemas. This allows for multiple teams to be testing against different sets of data, and potentially different version of table DDL at the same time. B...
over 2 years ago in Data Virtualization Manager for z/OS 0 Delivered

Apply Copybook when defining Db2 for z/OS virtual table

(This IDEA item was written based on a customer requirement revealed in DVM POC test at customer site.) So far, customer cannot apply COBOL copybook (assembler DSECT, PL/I DCL statements, etc. also) when defining DBMS (RDBMS) virtual table includi...
over 3 years ago in Data Virtualization Manager for z/OS 0 Delivered

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...
over 2 years ago in Data Virtualization Manager for z/OS 2 Delivered

External bind files for Db2 LUW

Currently creating package binds for Db2 z/OS is completely separated from the DVM subsystem. I can roll out the packages to all Db2 z/OS subsystems before any DVM subsystems are created. For Db2 LUW, in order to install the binds, I must first de...
over 2 years ago in Data Virtualization Manager for z/OS 1 Delivered

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 Delivered

Utilize IMS Dynamic Allocation Library for IMS Direct access

Currently DVM requires that RECON datasets be utilized for IMS Direct access. RECON datasets are not used in our test environments since DBRC is not enabled. The same information can be pulled from the dynamic allocation libraries, which are typic...
about 3 years ago in Data Virtualization Manager for z/OS 1 Delivered