• What’s the future of SAP in the industry?

    Hi, I'm a COBOL programmer working on mainframes with a work experience of 2 yrs. I've worked with technologies like JCL, COBOL, VSAM, DB2, IMS DB/DC, IDMS, FOCUS etc. I have an opportunity to get into SAP technical (ABAP/4) as a programmer in my organisation. Looking at the future prospects of the...

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  • Copy data from one mainframe to another

    Hi everyone, I'm a complete newcomer to the mainframe world, and have been tasked with writing some procedures to copy data (not just files, but directories... PDS I think its called?) from one mainframe to another. I've researched it a bit, and it seems that FTP is probably the best way to go...

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  • AMD Sempron

    Hi all, I have one desktop running on AMD sempron 2200. In my home network. It?s clock speed is 1.5 GHz as per manufacture?s specification. but in system properties It showing only 800 MHz. OS is using XP SP2. But it working very smoothly. Anybody have any idea about why it likes this?

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  • DFSMSdss / ADRDSSU (Dump Full or Copy Full)

    I'm new to Systems Administratios on Z/OS Series MVS systems. I have one DASD volume that was one of the system default workpacks, (it was initizlized with a small VTOC). This volume (WRKSP1) has multiple types of data on it, VSAM files, flat files, PDS files, DB2 Archival log datasets. The issue...

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  • Convert cpu time into MIPS

    How to convert cpu time into MIPS ? I would like to convert cpu time of A address space into MIPS. Thanks

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  • “map drive” IFS

    Hello, We have a ?LAN without any server Windows OS in it? , so everybody is a client (with fixed IP). The only ?server? we have, is our iSeries i5 (V5R3) with iSeries Access(CA) installed (also on the clients). We cannot ?map drive? the IFS f.e. root with \QS6555A8Aroot (or anything else on the...

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  • execution of multiple querries with SPUFI and QMF tools

    hello, how can i execute multiple queeries with the help of tools- SPUFI and QMF respectively. thank you

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  • hi all

    last day i installed one new xp theam on my xp system. recently i noticed that "RUN" option deleted from my start menu. can anybody help me in this problem ? thanks in advance

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  • To retrieve data from a remote system

    Hi, I have to retrieve data from a remote system (May be of any operating system) and shall put into AS/400. This process should be automated and there can't be any manual intervention. We can not use FTP commands here. Is there any other way this can be achieved. Can?t go for MQ Series either as...

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  • Mainframe quality assurance testing tools

    I need to find a quick and cheap mainframe testing tool for an insurance application. The client will not spend the dollars till the concept is proven. I have looked for open source for the mainframe and found nothing. The client is running a batch system processing input are batch claims. Any help...

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  • Why do IT projects fail?-3

    Hi, I'm a Computer Engineering at CSU Chico. I'm conducting a research paper on "Why IT Projects Fail". If someone could give me an example of a failed projects, "failed" meaning that it didn't get finished on time, or the final project did not meet the requierments. Also if you could give a quick...

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  • Mainframe sunset

    Our user departments have been talking about getting off the mainframe over the last several years. Recently, our CIO informed department heads that we would discontinue the mainframe by the end of 2007. It is possible that these departments could decide, "we really didn?t mean it" and push back,...

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  • Uploading a file from a USB up to Mainframe & re-generating a PDS

    I created a flat file from a PDS using IEBCOPY, downloaded that flat file to hardrive and subsequently copied to a flash drive. Now, I'm trying to upload this file & re-create the PDS that it originally came from but am getting errors: "wrong length record" Have tried uploading to various record...

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  • passing variables………………

    hello, i am calling 3 variables A,B,C by issuinng CALL A,B,C.in the called programme i have by mistake coded procedure division using C,A,B. how will the actual and formal variables get attached,i mean what values would be passed to the main programme. thanx a lot

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  • problem while accessing a Temporary dataset

    hello, i have about 25 steps in my jcl, in the 4th step i have created a temporary data set and passed it to subsequent steps(5th,6th,9th and so on). while accesing it in the 7th step an ABEND occurs and the job terminates abnormally. now i want my jcl to RESTART from step 7th itself. how would i...

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  • z/VM Linux

    We currently run IBM Websphere on z/890 1400MIPs mainframe under z/os 1.7. How do I calculate how much capacity I require if I migrate to WCS z/VM LINUX?

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  • Number of records in the Flat file

    I have a huge Flat file in the Mainframe. What is the quickest way (utility, TSO command or TSO function) to find the exact number of records in the file? Thank you for your help!

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  • QSAM Buffer

    We are writing to a QSAM output file which we will require in case of an abend. The problem we are faced with is - what happens if the job abends prior to all the records in the QSAM buffer being physically written to the QSAM output file. Are there any JCL statements that can force the QSAM buffer...

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  • Batch FTP Question – Server to Mainframe

    I recently tested a batch FTP which gets a file from a Unix server and downloads to a flat file on an IBM mainframe. When I run this on our test box, it creates a fixed block flat file of 128 bytes. When I run the exact same batch FTP on our production box, exact same server, it creates a variable...

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  • IMS conversational transactions

    I am looking into IBM's IMS SOAP Gateway to expose our IMS transactions as Web Services. 98% of our IMS transactions are conversational. I am looking for possible ways of exposing them as SOAP/Web services without acquiring WebSphere or IMS Connect for Java on the Mainframe

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