• Oracle Lock Query

    Is it possible to determine who is locking (not blocking) a row in an Oracle database? This relates to a problem I have with a COBOL program that needs to determine who is locking a requested record. I can determine the rowid of the requested record (after Oracle has informed the program that the...

    RichardReynolds5 pointsBadges:
  • Does anybody know whether it is possible to overrride LRECL for a variable input file, dynamically allocated in COBOL via “setenv” or not?

    Does anybody know whether it is possible to overrride LRECL for a variable input file, dynamically allocated in COBOL via "setenv" or not? Here is why: I have been reading an old thread in Tek Tips from 2004(thread209-691941: How to Input Variable Length Record File)which illustrated how to...

    Hullu5 pointsBadges:
  • Mainframe Career – is it possible for me?

    hello, I have been working for a MNC in India for the past 2 years.My nature of Job includes creating SAS programs and using JCL to run this SAS and get reports or other stuff from the DB2 databases or files.I also write simple SQL queries for DB2.I am right now in a stage where i need to decide...

    Richard19835 pointsBadges:
  • SQL DB2 COBOL date reformatting

    Hi and thanks in advance, I want to use DB2 SQL in COBOL to reformat a date from CCYY-MM-DD to MM-DD-YY. What is the simplest and most efficient way to do this? Christy

    Ctrevino10 pointsBadges:
  • How to call a COBOL program from Java

    From a java program, I have to call a set of COBOL programs. All the COBOL programs have the commitment control option as “slave”. These COBOL programs update a number of files. The web page should list the updated information from these files. After the user’s review, if the user selects the...

    Srini25 pointsBadges:
  • Mainframe COBOL – The OVERFLOW Condition.

    We would like to able to identify procedural code which, at runtime , has the potential to result in overflow ie the resultant field is not large enough the derived value. Hopefully manually inspecting the code can be avoided (given that we have in excess of 30,000 programs!). Is there a compiler...

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  • Enterprise COBOL INSPECT Performance

    I am looking to see if anyone has any performance metrics for the COBOL INPSECT statement. The specifics I am looking for is changing the statement from and INSPECT REPLACING to and INSPECT CONVERTING. Any help would be greatly appreciated.

    Stu2235 pointsBadges:
  • Parameter structure COBOL vs RPG

    We have a COBOL program which can select up to 42 lines. The parameter structure is: 01 PARM PIC X(1024). 03 ID PIC X(4). 03 SELECTED OCCURS 42. 05 ITEM PIC X(4). 05 DESCRPT PIC x(20). I need to call this pgm in RPG. How do I best define the parameters without defining each individual field.

    r.otto810 pointsBadges:
  • COBOL web services

    As part of application migration we are looking into exposing our COBOL programs as web services and using them in the Java technology. We explored this option and see that a COBOL program can be exposed as a web service using Axis or a WDSC for System i tools. Can anyone provide feedback on the...

    Uiiuo50 pointsBadges:
  • need a sleep command in COBOL

    need a sleep command in COBOL

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  • How do you end a cobol program that calls a menu(cl)?

    I have a menu that calls another menu. Before the first menu calls the second menu it calls a cobol program which reads a table to verify that the user attempting to access the second menu has authority to the second menu. If the user has authority to the second menu, the cobol program calls the...

    Cembry5 pointsBadges:
  • COBOL Certification

    I want to know is ther any COBOL Certification by IBM? (for Example we have IBL ILE RPG Certification)

    Vids295 pointsBadges:
  • Need a COBOL QMHRTVM Example

    Does anyone have a code snippet they would be willing to share that demonstrates the parameter setup and the call for the API QMHRTVM? I am lousy with API's but I need to incorporate this one into two of my SQLCBLLE Programs.

    FCARPENTER200 pointsBadges:
  • “GET DIAGNOSTICS” SQL Procedure

    I am currently writing an SQLCBLLE Program on a V5R2 box. I would like to use the SQL Procedure "GET DIAGNOSTICS", however each time I enter it into my code the both SEU and the compiler complain about it. I receive the message GET was not expected. I know the procedure was supported in V5R2 but...

    FCARPENTER200 pointsBadges:
  • Embedded SQL in a Cobol program using a sub-select in the select clause

    The following works fine in SQLPLUS: SELECT SOVLCUR_PIDM INTO :STDN-PIDM FROM SOVLCUR WHERE SOVLCUR_PIDM = :HOLD-STU-PIDM AND SOVLCUR_LEVL_CODE = 'UG' AND SOVLCUR_LMOD_CODE = SB_CURRICULUM_STR.F_LEARNER AND SOVLCUR_CURRENT_IND = 'Y' SSRMEET_ROOM_CODE FROM SSBSECT, SSRMEET, SGRSPRT WHERE...

    Warpmail5 pointsBadges:
  • open a green screen from a java application

    We have a java application running on websphere and on click of a button in the browser based application, we need to open a 5250 session and open an inquiry application written in COBOl? We are not sure as how to achieve this. Any help is greatly appreciated...

    Uiiuo50 pointsBadges:
  • Send a parameter from COBOL to RBG?

    A Search400.com reader sent in this question: My question is how to send a parameter from COBOL program to program written in RBG. I know how to send parameter within two COBOL programs but how do I send from COBOL to RBG?

    Leah Rosin575 pointsBadges:
  • Is there a process in COBOL to flush an output buffer so my I/o is in sync for restartability?

    Is there a process in COBOL to flush an output buffer so my I/o is in sync for restartability? I need to ensure the data in the output buffer has been written to the output device prior to doing an MQ Commit.

    JFBrunelle5 pointsBadges:
  • COBOL TGT At Run Time

    Is it possible to get access to the Cobol Task Global Table at run time in batch and cics (Enterprise Cobol for zOS)? I understand that using register 13 you can get access to the DSA, and using the DSA you can get access to the TGT, but I don't know how to get access to register 13 from Cobol. Do...

    Calphool5 pointsBadges:
  • To extract numbers in given input in cobol

    hi, I m eniyan. I want to how to extract the numbers in given inputs.Inputs can be ting,special characters also in cobol .Could you please help me

    Pradep45295 pointsBadges:

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