VSAM Part 2 (Tuning and Programming)
Duration: 2 Days
VSAM (Virtual Storage Access Method) is the most popular currently supported access method of IBM. As such, it is an area in which every application programmer will need some degree of expertise. Not only will the programmer be required to maintain and use VSAM files that have already been created, but will also find it necessary to create new data sets, define alternate indices for the existing files, and maintain master and user catalogs for optimum performance.
Topics Covered In This Course
INTRODUCTION TO VSAM
DISKS AND CATALOGS
RULES OF IDCAMS
CREATING A VSAM CLUSTER
TUNING A VSAM CLUSTER
REORGANIZING A VSAM CLUSTER
OPTIMIZING VSAM USE
OTHER VSAM CONCEPTS
LINEAR DATA SETS(LDS)
DATA FACILITY STORAGE MANAGEMENT SUBSYSTEM (DFSMS)
What You Can Expect
After taking this course the student should be able to:
Who Should Take This Course
This course is intended for those whose job it is to create, access, and maintain VSAM files.
The participant should have a basic knowledge of file concepts is assumed. Some experience in creating and updating files is advantageous. A rudimentary knowledge of JCL is helpful but not required.
This class is taught by lecture with hands-on workshops.
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