DFSORT and amazing new data processing tricks. In a perfect world, data columns would be neatly aligned and easy to sort, edit and display. Records 31 – 40 Smart DFSORT TricksJuly, DFSORT Web Site For papers, online books, news, tips, examples and more, visit the DFSORT website at URL. TABLE OF CONTENTS FEW USEFUL TRICKS USING DFSORT AND DFSORT and ICETOOL have lot of uses in Mainframe application. discussed here.

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Mainframe people seem to speak a completely different language and that doesn’t make life easy.

In a nutshell, we’ll de-mystify the mainframe. If you do need help then please provide us with the following.

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International readers based in the US and other countries can click here to purchase the e-book. Select the orders that are 90 days and older: We’ll also talk about the different people who work on a mainframe. Overlay specific parts of records Parse delimited fields Justify data Test for numeric data Handle numeric values that have separators and decimal points Conversion to another format Reformat different records in different ways Add sequence numbers In this article, I will share some of my favourite DFSORT tricks.


How are groups of records identified?

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Your help is highly appreciated!! For eg While splitting the file for a member, all record types should be present in a single file. The problem I have is that people can explain things quickly but I can only comprehend slowly. Total order costs breakup by subject-area: In this case there would be 11 output files 4 A member present in a file can have many record types, for eg A,B,C.

To many people who are thrown to work at a mainframe computer on their first job, they feel lost. Select the orders on computer books: We’ll talk about the operating system, the software installed on a mainframe.

Try with that approach and lets us know if you are having trouble with that. Readers based in Indiacan buy the e-book for Rs. Otherwise, you can set a maximum number of output datasets, and remove any “empty” ones after the step.

DFSORT and amazing new data processing tricks In a perfect world, data columns would be neatly aligned and easy to sort, edit and display. Example of file lay out: Last but not least run the following job and show us the complete sysout which will help us determine the level of DFSORT you are running. But here, in the real world, dfssort can get unorderly and messy!


Splitting the records dynamicall with certain logic – DFSORT/ICETOOL/ICEGENER

Let’s establish an input file BOOK. So in case of split, a member should not be present in two different files. Show us what you have tried so far.

We’ll introduce you to the hardware and peripherals. What’s more, the books and manuals are incredibly hard to comprehend.

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If we declare 12 output files max and if the record count is low, how to handle unused output files? Splitting the records dynamicall with certain logic. Earlier overlays can be seen by later overlays.