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MartinPacker Tags: batchpipes/mvs hbaid dfsort stripes stgtest sequential pmio qsam excp dfsms outfil hipersorting smf16 compression smf bsam sysevent hiperbatch smf=full 2 Comments 7,745 Visits
In September 1997 DFSORT Release 13 was shipped (to coincide with the release of OS/390 Release 4). It took a nice idea from Syncsort and extended it. In case you didn't know OUTFIL allows you to read an input data set (and perhaps sort it) and write to...
MartinPacker Tags: memory dump z196 dfsort zec12 stgtest paging flash sysevent db2 zflash express cics 3,578 Visits
When I first heard of Flash Express as part of the zEC12 announcement - some time before announcement - I thought of one use case above all, and one of particularly poignant resonance with some of my readers: Dump capture amelioration. Then, in the...