Course Code: B-625
Recommended Duration: 4 Days
Students who complete this course will be able to code JCL and DFSORT and ICETOOL control statements to utilize the power of these utilties. This includes using these utilities instead of tedious programming languages to create reports (with up to three levels of control breaks), XML files, and HTML files from flat files, VSAM files, members of PDS or PDSE or files in the Hierarchical File System (HFS).
Experienced programmers and analysts who need a solid, in-depth exploration of DFSORT and ICETOOL capabilities.
A working understanding of JCL.
Related IBM Materials
This course is drawn from the IBM manuals; access to them in the classroom is desirable but not required.
Access to this and other DFSORT publications is available for free on the internet at
SC26-7523 - DFSORT
Major Topics Include
There are 21 machine exercises comprising over 57 DFSORT and ICETOOL jobs.