Abstract for DFSORT Application Programming Guide

Purpose of this information: This information is intended to help you to sort, merge, and copy data sets using DFSORT. This document is not designed to teach you how to use DFSORT. If you are a new user, then you should read z/OS DFSORT: Getting Started first. z/OS DFSORT: Getting Started is a self-study guide that tells you what you need to know to begin using DFSORT quickly, with step-by-step examples and illustrations.

Who should read this information: You should read this if you are a programmer who already has a basic understanding of DFSORT and needs a task-oriented guide and reference to its functions and options.

Prerequisite and related information: To use this information effectively, you should be familiar with the following information:
  • Job control language (JCL)
  • Data management
  • Tape and disk hardware