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why we need a dataset

Postby devan » Thu Nov 18, 2010 5:31 pm

hi everyone,
am a beginner in mainframe.So can anyone tell about the need of having a data set in mainframe?
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Re: why we need a dataset

Postby Akatsukami » Thu Nov 18, 2010 6:11 pm

devan wrote:hi everyone,
am a beginner in mainframe.So can anyone tell about the need of having a data set in mainframe?

As the name should hint to you, a data set holds the data that your programs will manipulate. They may access that data through interfaces (e.g., DL/I, SQL, etc.) that make it look like the data are stored in other constructs, but those logical constructs are all instantiated by data sets.
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Re: why we need a dataset

Postby Robert Sample » Thu Nov 18, 2010 6:34 pm

Do you use a PC? Why do you need a file on the PC?

The same logic applies to data sets on the mainframe.
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Re: why we need a dataset

Postby dick scherrer » Fri Nov 19, 2010 12:25 am

Hello and welcome to the forum,

So can anyone tell about the need of having a data set in mainframe?
It may help us help you if you clarify what "data set" means to you.
Hope this helps,
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Re: why we need a dataset

Postby devan » Fri Nov 19, 2010 10:58 am

thank you 2 every1 4 d replies..
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Re: why we need a dataset

Postby enrico-sorichetti » Fri Nov 19, 2010 7:56 pm

thank you 2 every1 4 d replies..


please have Your keyboard fixed
or get proper training in a human understandable language, not some SMS idiotic jargon :evil:
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Re: why we need a dataset

Postby shabukumar » Thu Nov 25, 2010 3:02 pm

Devan,

Robert provided you the answer.

Please reply with the full sentences so that everyone should understood.
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