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DFSORT/VSE Product information


DFSORT™ Virtual Storage Extended (VSE) is IBM's high-performance sort, merge, copy, analysis and reporting product for VSE/ESA.

Product highlights

Sort, merge, or copy data sets while including, excluding or reformatting records.

Analyze data and produce detailed reports using the ICETOOL utility. Create reports quickly and easily using DFSORT/VSE's ICETOOL utility.

Collate and compare data according to your national and cultural needs using DFSORT/VSE's National Language Support.

Sort, merge and transform two-digit year dates correctly using a specified fixed or sliding century window.

Performance - improvements with DFSORT/VSE help reduce batch window times and increase system throughput.

Reduced - input/output times and work space requirements. Sort using virtual disk space rather than DASD.

Optimize - efficiency and processing speed increased by using data space, virtual storage, and extended addressing. Specify secondary allocation amounts for SAM ESDS work files which allows more efficient use of work space.

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Modified date:
08 July 2020