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Square Roots In DFSORT
MartinPacker
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DFSORT's Arithmetic operators can do many things but the one thing they can't do is take the square root of a number. You might think that's minor but it means you can't calculate a Standard Deviation.
(Variance is fine but dimensionally not so nice when...


Replace String A With String B But Not If It's Part Of String A1
As I mentioned in this blog post DFSORT just shipped a new FINDREP function to do "find and replace". I mentioned an example of where I might use it to replace SMFIDs in SMF records. That example generally works well. But suppose (say, for SMF 426 Data Set...


New DFSORT Functions
MartinPacker
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occur
count
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when=group
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Yesterday DFSORT announced a new set of functions  as PTF UK90013. The documentation for it can be found here . Every year or so there's a new set of DFSORT functions  and generally they're "out of cycle" with z/OS releases  although they are incorporated...
