i would like to know if there's a methode to calculate the space and the number of sortwork needed for a sort step.
my dataset in entry have 712000000 records. LRECL :626. RECFM : VB BLKSIZE : 27998
It takes 12 tapes.
The sort is very simple :
The dataset resulting will be on tape two.
I would like to optimize this sort by using the best dynamic allocation.
Actually, i'am using 60 sortwork with :
I have this message :
ICE134I 0 NUMBER OF BYTES SORTED: 145940009076
ICE253I 0 RECORDS SORTED - PROCESSED: 712250276, EXPECTED: 467886206
ICE098I 0 AVERAGE RECORD LENGTH - PROCESSED: 204, EXPECTED: 313
ICE165I 0 TOTAL WORK DATA SET TRACKS ALLOCATED: 2662500 , TRACKS USED: 2661120
Thank's for your help.